India scripted a new chapter in the history of space exploration on Wednesday with the successful launch of a record 104 satellites by Isro‘s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) in a single mission.
PSLV-C37 carrying the 104 satellites lifted off from the first launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 9.28am. It was PSLV’s 39th flight.
Seventeen minutes later, the rocket started placing the satellites into orbit, one by one with a time-frame of about 11 minutes. Continue reading “PSLV-C37 / Cartosat -2 Series Satellite Summery of Launch”
1. Out of the 104 satellites there’re 101 are foreign, smaller satellites and three Indian satellites. ISRO launched today.
2. The space agency used the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) for the launch. It carried a 714 kilogram main satellite for earth observation and 103 smaller “nano satellites” which weighed a combined 664 kilograms. Continue reading “ISRO created history with 104 satellites launch: Here 10 facts”
For the first time India is set its eyes on Venus and planning to re-visit on Mars the red planet very soon.
Buried and hidden in the hundreds of pages of the new format electronic budget documents, is the first formal acknowledgement by the government about these two new bold inter-planetary sojourns to Earth’s immediate neighbors. Continue reading “India sets eyes on Venus and Mars, Isro attempts mega world record”
On its thirty eighth flight (PSLV-C36), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 1235 kg RESOURCESAT-2A Satellite on (December 07, 2016) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty seventh consecutively successful mission of PSLV. Continue reading “ISRO’s PSLV-C36 Successfully Launches RESOURCESAT-2A Remote Sensing Satellite”
Indian space agency ISRO is setting its eyes on world record by putting 83 satellites into orbit in a single Rocket. It will carry 2 Indian and 81 foreign satellites on a single rocket in early 2017, a top official of Antrix Corporation said. Continue reading “ISRO’s eyes on world record: Launching 83 satellites on a single rocket”
Earlier today, India launches another Space craft successfully setting the record of consecutive 36th successful launch. Multiple satellites from one rocket into two different orbits. India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its thirty-seventh flight (PSLV-C35), launches the 371 kg SCATSAT-1 for weather related studies and seven co-passenger satellites into polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO). Continue reading “India roll the space again, launches eight satellites into two orbits”
Here are the first Images of Earth sent by INSAT-3DR. INSAT-3DR is an advanced meteorological satellite of India configured with an imaging System and an Atmospheric Continue reading “First Images from INSAT-3DR Imager: ISRO”