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The Indian SSLV (Small Satellite Launch Vehicle) is a planned small launch vehicle serving the marked below the PSLV family.

The SSLV consists of three solid fuel stages and a bi-propellant RCS/Velocity trimming module. It has a principal diameter of 2 m and a length of 34 m with a lift-off mass of ~116 t.

The first stage of 2 m diameter might be related to the Agni-3 and -5 IRBM motors, albeit extremely lengthened, or a new design. The S-7 stage is apparently inherited from the PSLV family.

The vehicle can launch dedicated payloads or multiple satellites into low earth orbit or sun-synchronous orbit. The payload will be 300 to sun synchronous orbit (SSO) and 500 kg to low earth orbit (LEO).

Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
SSLV S-85 S-7 S-4 Velocity trimming module
Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
SSLV 500 300 -
No:  TypeNo: Serial Type           Date         LS       Payload



       x     x     SSLV            xx.xx.2019    Sr       ?

Launch sites:

Sr  = Satish Dhawan Space Center (Sriharikota Space Center), Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, India India