India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)-C49 carrying the all-weather soil imaging satellite EOS from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in conjunction with nine international satellites lifted off successfully from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on Saturday afternoon. It was once launched from the First Launch Pad in Sriharikota at 03:12 pm.
EOS-01 is an soil statement satellite intended for applications in agriculture, forestry and catastrophe management strengthen.
The satellite can take pictures day and night and will be useful for surveillance in addition to civilian activities.
The customer satellites were launched under a commercial arrangement with NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL), the new commercial arm of Isro.
This is ISRO’s first satellite launch amid the Covid-19 pandemic, which has slowed down all space activities since March.
Isro lined up a couple of launches in November and December including the first demonstration test of its new rocket Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) or mini-PSLV by December.
The final mission launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation in India was once the RISAT-2BR1 onboard the PSLV C48. After that, in January 2020, the GSAT-30 communication satellite was once launched onboard Ariane-5 VA-251. The organisation was once also supposed to launch GISAT-1 onboard GSLV-F10 on 5 March 2020, which was once postponed because of technical issues.
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