ISRO launches PSLV-C49 carrying EOS-01, nine other satellites from Sriharikota

This is the first ISRO mission this year. The earth observation satellite EOS-01 is intended for applications in agriculture, forestry, and disaster management support.

Press Trust of India November 07, 2020 17:40:17 IST
ISRO launches PSLV-C49 carrying EOS-01, nine other satellites from Sriharikota

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Sriharikota: India's PSLV-C49 carrying its latest earth observation satellite EOS-01 and nine customer satellites lifted off from the spaceport in Sriharikota on Saturday.

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C49/EOS-01) blasted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 3.12 pm at the end of a 26-hour countdown. The lift-off was originally scheduled for 3.02 pm, but was delayed by 10 minutes due to debris on the path of the vehicle, ISRO said.

This is the first mission by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) this year.

EOS-01 is intended for applications in agriculture, forestry and disaster management support, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

The customer satellites are from Lithuania (1), Luxembourg (4) and USA (4).

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