ISRO launches PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3, 13 nano satellites from Sriharikota
From Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh the Indian Space Research Organisation successfully launched PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3, along with 13 other nanosatellites from US.
Sriharikota: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday (November 27) launched PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 and 13 nanosatellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre.
Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) K Sivan also remained present during the launch. Following the launch, ISRO tweeted, "PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 and 13 USA nanosatellites lifts off from Sriharikota."
According to the space research organisation, the second stage performance of the launch was normal.
Cartosat-3 satellite is a third-generation agile advanced satellite having high-resolution imaging capability. Cartosat-3 satellite will be placed in an orbit of 509 kilometres at an inclination of 97.5 degrees.