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NEWS

Launch window updated.

Currently it is estimated that the launch will occur sometime during the 4th to 5th week of April 2008.
March 14 2008 12:50:58 EST

Launch Campaign Day 2 - April 3

All spacecraft and GSE arrived safely at SDSC-SHAR overnight and were delivered to SP1B in the morning. All spacecraft and GSE were setup in SP1B. Post-delivery functional tests on all XPODs were successfully completed. SFFT on the spacecraft indicated that all operates nominally. All teams proceeded with spacecraft LFFT.
April 03 2008 09:08:10 EST

Launch Campaign Day 1 - April 2

Teams, spacecraft and GSE arrived safely in Chennai. Teams proceeded to SDSC-SHAR in the morning. Spacecraft and GSE cleared Indian customs in the afternoon and were transported to SDSC-SHAR in a special truck.
April 03 2008 09:01:05 EST

LAUNCH INFORMATION

Launch Date
4th to 5th week of April 2008
Launch Time
09:23 Indian Standard Time
03:53 GMT

Launch Vehicle
PSLV-C9
Launch Station
Second Launch Pad
Satish Dhawan Space Center
Sri Harikota, India
80.23060 deg E, 13.71983 deg N

Time of equatorial crossing
at descending node
09:30 local time


Flight Sequence
T=0.0s
PS1 Ignition
T=113.14s
PS1 Separation (h=50.42km)
T=113.34s
PS2 Ignition (h=50.60km)
T=188.14s
Heat shield separation
T=264.04s
PS2 Separation (h=204.18km)
T=265.14s
PS3 Ignition (h=205.56km)
T=524.24s
PS3 Separation (h=507.48km)
T=540.0s
PS4 Ignition (h=518.42km)
T=844.2s
PS4 Cut off (h=637.66km)
+ 37.0s Cartosat-2A separation
+ 47.0s Reorientation of PS4 starts
+ 67.0s Reorientation of PS4 ends
+ 82.0s TWSAT separation
+122.0s Reorientation of PS4 starts
+142.0s Reorientation of PS4 ends
+200.0s CanX-2 separation
+220.0s Cute 1.7+APD II separation
+240.0s Delfi-C3 separation
+260.0s AAUSat-II separation
+280.0s COMPASS-1 separation
+300.0s SEEDS separation

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