What is the weight of chandrayan -I space craft launched by India today...?
Asked by jakir hussain, 22 Oct '08 07:47 pm
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1380 kg.....Answered by Shinning Star, 22 Oct '08 07:48 pm
The PSLV-C11, the updated version of ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, is the heaviest launch vehicle in its class with a gross weight of 316 tonnes carrying the spacecraft weighing 1,380 kg. It will be a quantum jump for Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) when it launches unmanned Moon orbiter, Chandrayaan-1, India's first spacecraft mission beyond the earth orbit, on October 22.The tentative launch is fixed for 0621 hrs when the improvised PSLV-C11 will soar into the sky from the Satish Dhavan Space Centre (SHAR), the island in Andhra Pradesh facing Bay of Bengal with the sprawling Pulikad Lake separating it from the land on the one side.It will carry the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft with 11 payloads, including six from foreign countries.The mood among the ISRO scientists is upbeat and nearly 1000-strong experts have worked day and night for the past one year.All four stages of the 83 metre tall PSLV-C11 is fully integrated at the second launch pad with the spacecraft unde ...moreAnswered by Jairam Kshirasagar, 22 Oct '08 07:51 pm
1304KGs, don't go for news channels. Check on ISRO website.Answered by Puneet Bansal, 24 Oct '08 12:30 pm