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Chandrayaan-3 boost: L&T aims big on commercial satellite launch business

To bid for SSLV tech; targets its first PSLV launch next yr


From manufacturing subsystems to mission tracking, L&T was involved in nearly every aspect of Chandrayaan-3 photo: Isro

Shine Jacob Chennai

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After playing a crucial role in the Chandrayaan-3 mission, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) is looking to make a mark in the commercial satellite launch business and bid for the transfer of technology of the small satellite launch vehicle (SSLV), developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), according to senior company executives.
SSLVs are capable of carrying a payload of up to 500 kg to low Earth orbit. The transfer of the SSLV technology would be the first instance in the world where a space agency is giving up the entire tech for a launch vehicle exclusively to the private

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First Published: Aug 27 2023 | 4:46 PM IST

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