Indian rocket Polar Satellite tv for pc Launch Automobile (PSLV) will put into orbit on Sunday two overseas satellites – NovaSAR and S1-4 – collectively weighing 889 kg, mentioned a prime official.
"The September 16 rocket launch will probably be a totally business launch. The rocket will probably be carrying solely the 2 overseas satellites," Ok. Sivan, Chairman of the Indian House Analysis Organisation (ISRO), advised IANS on Thursday.
He mentioned such business launches weren’t new for ISRO because it has performed that a number of occasions earlier.
The PSLV rocket will blast off from the primary launch pad of Satish Dhawan House Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
The 2 satellites belong to Surrey Satellite tv for pc Applied sciences Ltd (SSTL), UK, underneath business association with Antrix Corp – the business arm of ISRO.
Based on ISRO, the 2 earth commentary satellites will probably be launched right into a 583 km Solar Synchronous Orbit.
NovaSAR is a S-Band Artificial Aperture Radar satellite tv for pc supposed for forest mapping, land use and ice cowl monitoring, flood and catastrophe monitoring.
S1-Four is a excessive decision Optical Earth Remark Satellite tv for pc, used for surveying sources, surroundings monitoring, city administration and for catastrophe monitoring.