PSLV C38 Flight Profile

Image: ISRO
Image: ISRO

Launch Info

Launch Vehicle: PSLV XL
Launch Site: FLP, Satish Dhawan
Launch Date: June 23, 2017
Launch Time: 03:59 UTC

Payload: 31 Satellites (955kg)

Mission Duration: 23 Minutes & 19 Seconds

Target Orbit

Type: Sun Synchronous Orbit
Altitude: 505 Kilometers
Inclination: 97.44°

 

 

Event Time Altitude (km) Velocity (m/s)
PS1 Ignition 0:00.00.0 0.0238 451.89
Booster 1&2 Ignition 0:00.00.42 0.0238 451.89
Booster 3&4 Ignition 0:00.00.62 0.0238 451.89
Booster 5&6 (Air-Lit) Ignition 0:00.25.0 2.767 574.99
Booster 1&2 Separation 0:01:09.9 26.816 1310.61
Booster 3&4 Separation 0:01:10.1 26.973 1315.18
Booster 5&6 Separation 0:01.32.0 47.254 1863.21
PS1 Separation 0:01:50.26 68.241 2158.26
PS2 Ignition 0:01:50.46 68.470 2157.42
Payload Fairing Separation 0:02:38.96 121.683 2456.24
PS2 Separation 0:04:21.72 225.378 4043.33
PS3 Ignition 0:04:22.92 226.596 4040.56
PS3 Separation 0:08:11.22 424.251 5923.04
PS4 Ignition 0:08:21.12 430.405 5914.09
PS4 Cutoff 0:15:58.94 509.854 7604.83
CartoSat-2E Separation 0:16:40.94 510.656 7608.90
NIUSAT Separation 0:16:50.94 510.853 7608.84
CE-Sat 1 Separation 0:17:00.94 511.052 7608.71
CubeSat Separation Sequence 0:17:00.94 511.052 7608.71
Satellite Separation Complete 0:23:18.94 519.266 7604.85

 

 

Photo: Spire
Photo: Spire