Latest updates on PSLV C-23 Mission

pslv-c23 Heat-shield closed with five satellites integrated to the Launch Vehicle

pslv-c23 Heat-shield closed with five satellites integrated to the Launch Vehicle

Latest Updates on PSLV C-23 is as follows

Jun 30, 2014

  • All propellant filling operations completed
  • Countdown activity is progressing normally

Jun 29, 2014

  • UH25 Propellant filling operation of Second Stage (PS2) has been completed at 23:10 hrs (IST)
  • UH25 Propellant filling operation of Second Stage (PS2) is under progress
  • Nitrogen Tetraoxide (N2O4) Propellant filling operation of Second Stage (PS2) of PSLV-C23 has been completed at 18:30 hrs (IST)
  • Propellant filling operation of Second Stage (PS2) of PSLV-C23 has commenced at 17:15 hrs (IST)
  • Mobile Service Tower (MST) withdrawal to parking end is completed by 16:35 hrs (IST)
  • Mobile Service Tower (MST) withdrawal to parking end is under progress
  • Countdown activity is progressing normally
  • Preparations for Mobile Service Tower (MST) withdrawal to parking end are under progress

Jun 28, 2014

  • MON-3 Propellant filling operation of Reaction Control Thrusters (RCT) of First Stage (PS1) is completed at 20:00 hrs (IST)
  • MON-3 Propellant filling operation of Fourth Stage (PS4) is completed at 18:00 hrs (IST)
  • Mixed Oxides of Nitrogen (Oxidiser), (MON-3) Propellant filling operation of Fourth Stage (PS4) has commenced
  • Propellant (MMH) filling of Reaction Control Thrusters (RCT) of First Stage (PS1) is completed
  • Mono-Methyl Hydrazine (MMH) Propellant filling operation of Fourth Stage (PS4) has been completed and Propellant filling of Reaction Control Thrusters (RCT) of First Stage (PS1) is under progress.
  • Propellant filling operations of Fourth Stage (PS4) of PSLV-C23 has commenced at 11:15 hrs (IST)
  • 49 hours countdown of PSLV-C23 Mission started at 08:52 hours IST today (Jun 28, 2014) at Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC), Shriharikota, India

Jun 27, 2014

  • The 49 hour Countdown will commence at 08:52 hrs (IST) on Jun 28, 2014
  • Launch Authorisation Board (LAB) for PSLV – C23 mission has cleared the launch on Jun 30, 2014 from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota
  • PSLV-C23 to Launch the French Earth Observation Satellite SPOT-7 and Four co-passenger satellites from Canada, Germany and Singapore on Jun 30, 2014 at 09:52 hrs (IST) from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota. The three minutes delay from the earlier announced lift-off time is owing to the probability of space debris gettting in the way of the launch vehicle.

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