The Indian Space Research Organisation Friday said that its strategic partners Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and L&T have signed an MoU to manufacture the industry-made Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).
ISRO has initiated an action plan to get the PSLV production ready through industry, with the Government clearing the proposal. PSLV has been ISRO’s workhorse with 45 flights, including India’s successful missions to the Moon and Mars.
Until now, public and private industries have been supplying devices, components and sub-systems for the PSLV. ISRO is taking steps to hand over the entire gamut of launch vehicle manufacture to domestic industry by 2020. Read More