PSLV rocket successfully completes 50 launches yesterday with RISAT-2BR1, nine international satellites
The PSLV has five variants and has lifted upto 47,808 kg to space even though its payload capacity was initially about 860 kg.
PSLV-C48/RISAT-2BR1: ISRO successfully launches Indian defence satellite RISAT-2BR1, 9 commercial payloads to orbit
The launch marked a significant milestone for the space agency: the 50th flight of the PSLV, and the 75th launch from ISRO's Sriharikota launchpad.
PSLV-C48/RISAT-2BR1: Everything you should know about RISAT-2BR1 and the nine commercial payloads part of today's launch
India's RISAT-2BR1, along with many of the other earth observation satellites part of this launch, can carry out radar surveillance independent of weather conditions in a region.
PSLV-C48/RISAT 2BR1 launch highlights: ISRO wraps up launch calendar with RISAT-2BR1, nine commercial payloads successfully placed in orbit
The RISAT 2BR1 is a radar imaging earth observation satellite that will help in agriculture, forestry, and disaster management support.
The satellite is designed to serve children from across the country to “observe the Earth”.