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A PSLV-CA launch vehicle lifts off during daytime
Liftoff of the PSLV-CA launch vehicle during flight C43
PSLV-CA launch
Launch29 November 2018 (2018-11-29), 04:28:30 UTC
PadSriharikota First
PSLV launches

The PSLV-C43 was the 45th mission of the Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) program. It carried and deployed a total of 31 satellites, including the primary payload HySIS in sun-synchronous orbits.[1] It was launched on 29 November 2018 by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.[2]

PSLV-C43 launch[edit]

The PSLV-C43 was launched from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 9:57 A.M. IST on 29 November 2018, following a 28-hour countdown that began at 5:58 A.M. IST on 28 November 2018.[3][4]


  1. ^ Prasanna, Laxmi (8 November 2018). "Isro lines up 3 rocket launches in two months". The Times of India. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  2. ^ "ISRO launches PSLV-C43 rocket with HysIS and 30 foreign satellites from Sriharikota".
  3. ^ "Countdown begins for launch of PSLV-C43". The Times of India. Press Trust of India. 28 November 2019. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  4. ^ Rohit, T.K. (29 November 2018). "ISRO's PSLV-C43 successfully places HysIS, 30 foreign satellites in respective orbits". The Hindu. Retrieved 2 January 2019.

External links[edit]

  • PSLV-C43 / HysIS Mission - ISRO