Thursday, 22 June 2017

ISRO Successfully launches PSLV C-38

Chennai: PSLV-C38 carrying satellites of Cartosat 2 series and 30 other satellites have been successfully launched from Sriharikota. It will not only keep an eye on the Indian border areas and neighboring areas, but also plans for Smart City Network, there will be of colossal help strategically. This satellite can count the standing tanks of enemy army near the border with a height of more than 500 km. India already has five such satellites. Apart from Cartosat, PSLV also took along 30 small satellites along with it.


With this satellite of 712 kg cartosat-2 series launched for observing the earth in this sequence, 30 other co-satellites weighing about 243 kgs were also projected simultaneously. The total weight of these all satellites being sent with PSLV-C38 is about 955 kilograms. These satellites are being sent in addition to India, 29 Nano satellites from 14 countries, including Austria, Belgium, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, UK and USA.
 Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said this is the 40th (PSLV-C38) journey of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). PSLV's 17th flight is 'XL' configuration (with the use of solid strap-on motors).
                                                                     ----Sonal

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