PSLV-C25, twenty fifth flight of PSLV launched Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota.
The challenging PSLV-C25 mission was optimised for the launch of Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft into a highly elliptical Earth orbit with a perigee (nearest point to Earth) of 250 km and an apogee (farthest point to Earth) of 23,500 km with an inclination of 19.2 degree with respect to the equator.
|PSLV- C25 Stages at a Glance|
(UH25 + N2O4)
(MMH + MON-3)
|Propellant Mass (Tonne)||138||12.2||42||7.6||2.5|
|Peak Thrust (kN)||4800||718||799||247||7.3 X 2|
|Burn Time (sec)||103||50||148||112||525|