PSLV • IRNSS-1F

 

It will be second launch of Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) satellite in 2016.  The payload for PSLV rocket will be navigation satellite developed by ISRO basing on I-1K (I-1000) Bus. It will be providing necessary navigation signal for Indian regional navigating system.  Satellite will be launched on atop of PSLV rocket in XL configuration - with enlarged boosters. Comparing to usually utilized S9 boosters, S12 are bigger and are giving 719 kN of thrust instead 510 kN in S9 and longer burning time is 49 s (5 s longer comparing to S9). Payload capacity is increased to 1800 kg comparing to standard PSLV.