ISRO has Successfully Launch PSLV-C49 : Carrying 9 International Customer Satellites

ISRO has Successfully Launch PSLV-C49 : Carrying 9 International Customer Satellites

ISRO has Successfully Launch PSLV-C49 : Carrying 9 International Customer Satellites
ISRO Launch PSLV-C49

CHENNAI: After a year of silence, Sriharikota is back in action with Indian Space Research Organisation’s PSLV-C49 successfully lifting off from the first launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its fifty first flight (PSLV-C49), successfully launched EOS-01 along with nine international customer satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota on November 07, 2020. PSLV-C49 is the 2nd flight of PSLV in 'DL' configuration (with 2 solid strap-on motors).

After 15 minutes and 20 seconds, EOS-01 was successfully injected into its orbit. Subsequently, nine commercial satellites were injected into their intended orbits. After separation, the two solar arrays of EOS-01 were deployed automatically and the ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network at Bengaluru

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EOS-01 carried an X-band synthetic-aperture radar. The space agency said EOS-01 is an earth observation satellite intended for applications in agriculture, forestry and disaster management support.

The nine customer satellites from Lithuania (1), Luxembourg (4) and USA (4) were launched under a commercial arrangement with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL).