Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched PSLV C-42 with two British earth observation satellites NovaSAR and S1-4 in precision at 10.08 pm from the Sathish Dhawan Space centre in Sriharikota on last week.
The satellites were place into Sun synchronous orbit simply over 17 minutes once set off from the primary launch pad. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated ISRO scientists for productive launch of two Great British satellites.
With the productive launch of 2 British satellites on Sunday, the whole variety of foreign satellites launched by India goes up by 239. The 44.4 metres launch vehicle deliberation 230.4 tons, blasted far from the primary launch pad and soared into the sky with fierce orange flame at its tail lighting up the night skies.
The scientists at the mission management were equally enthralled a bit like those gathered at Sriharikota to witness the launch. India has been causing foreign satellite belonging to international customers from 29 countries through PSLV.
More commercial ventures are expected for Nano satellites are expected within the future. Presently there is an order of 980 crore rupees for this fiscal year and next fiscal year.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the area scientists and ISRO for the productive launch of PSLV C42. In a tweet, Modi mentioned, by putting two UK satellites in orbit, ISRO has demonstrated India’s prowess in the competitive space business.
It has come to know that NovaSAR is a S-Band synthetic Aperture Radar satellite intended for forest mapping, land use and ice cover monitoring, flood and disaster monitoring. And S1-4 is a high resolution optical Earth Observation Satellite, Mainly being used for surveying resources, environment monitoring, urban management and for the disaster monitoring.
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