Comparing PSLV-C5 and PSLV-C4 news
 
27 March 2007
 
C5
C4
Overall length
44.4 m
44.4 m
Lift off weight
294 t
195 t
No of stages
4
4
Orbit
Sun synchronous orbit 817 km
Geosynchronous transfer Orbit
Payload weight
1,360kg
1,060kg
Stage I
 
 
Propellant
Solid HTPB
Solid HTPB
Fuel weight
138t
138t
Thrust/power
4762kN
4628kN
Burn time
106.5 secs
107 secs
Stage II
 
 
Fuel
Liquid UH25 + N2O4
Liquid UDMH+N2O4
Quantity
41.5 t
40.6 t
Thrust/power
800 kN
725 kN
Burn time
147 secs
163 secs
Stage III
 
 
Fuel
Sold HTPB
Sold HTPB
Quantity
7.6 t
7.6 t
Thrust/power
246 kN
260kN
Burn time
109 secs
109 secs
Stage IV
 
 
Fuel
Liquid MMH+MON
Liquid MMH+MON
Quantity
2.5 t
2.5 t
Thrust/power
2x7.3
2x7.4
Burn time
515 secs
515 secs

 

 


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Comparing PSLV-C5 and PSLV-C4