ISRO's recently launched weather observation satellite Cartosat 2 sends its first picture from space
Cartosat-2 Series satellite was successfully launched onboard PSLV-C40 rocket on January 12 by ISRO from its spaceport at Sriharikota, 110 km from here.
The ISRO launched the 42nd Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), PSLV-C40, on 12 January from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota
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.
ISRO intends to launch 31 satellites onboard the PSLV-C40 on 10 January, Cartosat-2 to be main payload
The mission will be the first Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) mission after the unsuccessful launch of navigation satellite IRNSS-1H in August.
ISRO to launch CartoSat-2 series satellite with at least 28 co-passengers with the PSLV-C40 mission in December
PSLV-C40 will be used for the launch from the spaceport in Sriharikota, about 100 kilometres from Chennai.
ISRO schedules December launch for PSLV with Cartosat-2 series satellite on board, along with 15 to 20 nanosatellites
The total number of customer satellites from abroad placed in orbit by PSLV so far is 209, according to ISRO.
The imaging instruments on board the Cartosat-2 series satellite are among the most advanced used by Indian satellites.
It was a proud moment for Noorul Islam University on Friday as the Indian rocket PSLV lifted off successfully with the varsity made nano satellite NIUSAT along with ISRO's Cartosat and 29 co-passenger foreign satellites.
The satellites proposed to be launched, are aimed at improving the communication system within the country.
India has emerged as a "key player" in a growing global commercial market for space - based surveillance and communication, world media commented on Wednesday after the country scripted history by successfully launching 104 satellites using a single rocket.
Noted space scientist G Madhavan Nair on Wednesday said ISRO's feat of launch of 104 satellites in one go was achieved by proven technology, and the rocket has the capability to launch even 400 nano-spacecraft.
Doves are symbols of peace and friendship. They are often set free to mark important and ceremonial occasions. But when India’s space agency released a sizeable flock of ‘Doves’ at an altitude of 524 kilometers on Wednesday morning, it sent a message of quiet aggression and technological prowess to the world community.
isro's PSLV has emerged as one of the most reliable launch vehicles in the world with a thirty seventh consecutive mission that succeeded.
Isro has scheduled the launch for 9:28 AM IST, provided the weather conditions are favorable.