• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

ISRO to launch PSLV-C48 with spy satellite RISAT-2BR1, 9 foreign satellites


Sriharikota, Dec 11: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on it's official page has announced that the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)-C48 will launch spy satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine commercial satellites at 3:25 pm on Wednesday from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

ISRO to launch PSLV-C48 with spy satellite RISAT-2BR1, 9 foreign satellites

ISRO's RISAT-2BR1 is a radar imaging earth observation satellite that weighs about 628 kg.

Another attempt to land on the moon soon says ISRO

The countdown for the launch of PSLV-C48/RISAT2BR1 mission commenced on Tuesday at 4: 40 pm (IST).

The PSLV will also carry nine commercial satellites during the launch. These nine commercial satellites include satellites one from Israel, one from Italy, one from Japan and six from the USA. These are the foreign satellites.

After the sixteen minutes of it's launch RISAT-2BR1 will be sling from the PSLV rocket, and a few minutes later, the first of the nine commercial satellites will be ejected into space.

The estimated time of the spy satellites and the other nine satellites launch is expected to be about 21 minutes.

On November the ISRO launched PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 and 13 USA nanosatellites from Sriharikota.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more