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PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 launch rescheduled to THIS date

PSLV-C47 Carrying Cartosat-3 Launch Rescheduled To THIS Date

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Anurag Singh | Updated on: 21 Nov 2019, 01:23:40 PM
PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 launch rescheduled to THIS date

New Delhi:

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Thursday said that the launch of PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 has been postponed to November 27, 2019. Originally, the PSLV-C47 was supposed to be launched on November 25, 2019.

In a tweet, ISRO said, “The launch of PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 scheduled on November 25, 2019 at 0928 hrs is rescheduled to launch on November 27, 2019 at 0928 hrs from Second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota.”

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ISRO also added that it will update viewers with the latest information.

It is to be noted that the PSLV-C47 mission to launch the Cartosat-3 satellite will be the 21st flight of India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle in ‘XL’ configuration (with 6 solid strap-on motors).

PSLV-C47 will carry 13 commercial nano-satellites from the United States of America as part of a commercial arrangement with New Space India Limited (NSIL), Department of Space. Some of the benefits of this mission would be weather mapping, cartography or army defence, and strategic applications.

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Cartosat-3 satellite is a third-generation agile advanced satellite having high-resolution imaging capability. The satellite will be placed in an orbit of 509 km at an inclination of 97.5 degree, says ISRO.

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First Published : 21 Nov 2019, 01:00:26 PM