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SLV-3




SLV-3
An Indian four-stage, solid-propellant launch vehicle with a payload capacity of less than 50 kg into a low Earth orbit with a mean altitude of 600 km at an inclination of 47°. Following an initial failure, the SLV-3 successfully orbited three Rohini satellites in 1980, 1981, and 1983. The SLV-3 formed the basis of the ASLV (Advanced Space Launch Vehicle).


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