By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: January 13, 2018 7:14 pm


After successfully launching a Cartosat-2 series remote sensing satellite, along with 30 others, ISRO on Saturday released visuals taken by on board cameras. The lift-off took place on Friday from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

ISRO after the launch released a statement saying, “The lift-off of PSLV-C40 occurred at 9.29 am IST from the first launchpad. After a flight lasting 16 minutes 37 seconds, the satellites achieved the polar Sun Synchronous Orbit of 503 km inclined at an angle of 97.55 degree to the equator. In the succeeding seven minutes, the Cartosat-2 series satellite, INS-1C and 28 customer satellites successfully separated from the PSLV in a predetermined sequence. The fourth stage of PSLV-C40 fired twice for…

Read More

Loading...
SHARE