ISRO launched PSLV Rocket with 8 Satellites

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ISRO, India’s Space Agency today launched its longest mission of sending eight satellites from one rocket into two different orbits.


The 37th Polar Satellite launch vehicle (PSLV) lifted off from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at 9:12 am today. The launch vehicle carried three satellites from India, three from Algeria, and one from the US and one from Canada.

The Mission is a challenge as is PSLV will launch its payloads in two different orbits. ISRO’s chairman said, “This is a challenging two-in-one mission which puts India in a unique league of nations having the capability to achieve two different orbits in a single mission”.

India’s SCATSAT meant for the ocean and weather forecasts, cyclone detection, and tracking has been placed in orbit.

The whole mission is expected to be completed within 2 hours and 15 minutes. The Algerian satellites are launched for earth observation, technology demonstration, and remote sensing.

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