Indian Space Research Organisation to launch Earth Observation Satellite

Posted on:21 Jun 2017 10:48:04
Indian Space Research Organisation to launch Earth Observation Satellite
21 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch an Earth-Observation Satellite, named Cartosat-2E. 

  • Cartosat-2 series weighing 712 kg and 30 nano-satellites using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).

  • Out of the 30 nano-satellites, 29 will be of foreign origin and one will be of India.

  • The 29 nano-satellites will be from 14 countries such as Austria, Belgium, Britain, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, and the US.

  • This will be the seventeenth flight of PSLV in ‘XL’ configuration.


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