Summary: Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) [India], May 22 (ANI): A Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
has successfully injected a radar imaging earth observation satellite into the lower earth orbit, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday.
The Indian Department of Space said in a statement soon after the launch that the India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
(PSLV-C46) today launched the RISAT-2B satellite successfully from Satish Dhawan Space Centre located at Sriharikota in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh at 5:30 local time.
Brian Weeden, Director of Programme Planning at the Secure World Foundation, asked on Twitter if any companies are considering boycotting India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
(PSLV) to send a message to the nation.
Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh: All is set for the lift-off of a new variant of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
(PSLV) from here on Monday, carrying electronic intelligence satellite, Emisat for the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) and 28 other third-party satellites.
The satellites were launched aboard the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
(PSLV C 45) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
takes off from the launchpad with two British satellites onboard at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota yesterday.
With the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
(PSLV) program, ISRO has set a world record in terms of the number of satellites sent into space within the same launch - 104, tripling Russia's previous record.
The Rs 800-crore lunar mission named"Chandrayaan-2"comes over a decade after India went up to the lunar orbit in November 8, 2008 after"Chandrayaan-1"launch on October 22 onboard a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
(PSLV) rocket from the spaceport in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
The satellites were believed to be on board a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
rocket that launched from the eastern coast of India.
The prototype satellite, designated CARBONITE-2 by manufacturerSurrey Satellite Technology Limited(SSTL), also based inGuildford, was launched on the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
from the Sriharikota rocket launch centre operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation.
Spaceflight, the satellite rideshare and mission management provider, has announced it will be launching 11 spacecraft in early January 2018 from India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle