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ISRO PSLV-C40 launch: Cartosat-2 series satellite and 30 others successfully placed in orbit

ISRO is set to launch the PSLV-C40/ Cartosat-2 Series satellite into orbit at 9:29 am from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota.

tech2 News Staff January 12, 2018 09:13:13 IST
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ISRO PSLV-C40 launch: Cartosat-2 series satellite and 30 others successfully placed in orbit

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Jan 12, 2018 - 12:04 (IST)

Harsh Vardhan, the Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forests and Climate Change congratulates ISRO for its achievement.

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:59 (IST)

Harsh Vardhan, the Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forests and Climate Change congratulates ISRO for its achievement.

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:50 (IST)

Uttar Pradesh CM, Yogi Adityanath, showering his praise for the ISRO team.

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:40 (IST)

A message to ISRO from Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:21 (IST)

The Fourth Stage ENGINE RESTART 1 should be happening in some time.

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:13 (IST)

This is the 250th deployment by ISRO. 

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:09 (IST)

S Somnath, Director LPSC takes stage to explain more about PSLV-C40 as we wait for the fourth stage re-ignition.

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:06 (IST)

Next Chairman of ISRO, K. Sivan takes the stage to speak about future missions of ISRO

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:03 (IST)

ISRO is planning three consecutive launches from the second launch pad in the near future

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:02 (IST)

P Kunhikrishnan, Director SDSC SHAR takes stage from AS Kiran Kumar to explain more about the launch of PSLV-C40

After beginning a 28-hour countdown on Thursday morning, ISRO seems all set to go ahead with the launch of the PSLV-C40/ Cartosat-2 Series mission. The mission will include ISRO's 100th satellite launch and is expected to launch at 9.29 am from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) which has been a workhorse for ISRO will take into orbit a total of 31 satellites, of which the Cartosat 2-series satellite and two others are Indian satellites. The 28 others are hosted by six different nations.

ISRO PSLVC40 launch Cartosat2 series satellite and 30 others successfully placed in orbit

PSLV-C40 on First Launch Pad. Image: ISRO

Based on information provided by ISRO, the Cartosat 2 series satellite is the third satellite in the Cartosat series which is made with the objective of providing high-resolution scene-specific spot imagery which will be used for Land Information System (LIS) as well as Geographical Information System (GIS)-based applications. The satellite is on the heavier side, weighing 710 kg.

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