The Indian Space Research Organization or ISRO today launched the radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 on board the PLSV-C48 rocket from its spaceport in Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota. Alongside the satellite that is India’s most skilled surveillance satellite, nine remote satellites were likewise launched onboard the rocket that is on its 50th crucial.
ISRO Launches RISAT-2BR1 Satellite
With clear skies in the background, the 44.4-meter tall rocket lifted off gloriously at 3.25 pm.
RISAT-2BR1, a 628 kg satellite, is intended for applications by the military other than different fields like horticulture, forestry service, and disaster management support.
PSLV-C48 (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle), which is the 50th crucial PSLV as indicated by ISRO, will convey RISAT-2BR1 and six other remote satellites from the USA and one each from Italy, Israel, and Japan. These satellites will be launched under a commercial arrangement with NewSpace India Limited.
According to ISRO, “PSLV-C48 is the 2nd flight of PSLV in ‘QL’ configuration. This will be the 75th launch vehicle mission from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota and 37th launch from the First Launchpad.”
After the successful launch of RISAT-2BR1, the space organization is likewise expected to launch the following radar imaging satellite, RISAT-2BR2 actually soon.