India launches, deploys Cartosat, 30 satellites in Earth's orbit

India launches, deploys Cartosat, 30 satellites in Earth's orbit”

In February past year, the ISRO launched 104 satellites in a single mission, a lot of them for foreign customers.

The PSLV-C40 successfully launched three satellites of India, besides 20 customer ones into designated orbit with textbook precision from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Shar, Sriharikota in SPSR Nellore district on Friday.

Earlier, at the end of the 28-hours countdown, the 44.4 metre tall PSLV-C40 in its 42nd flight, lifted off at 9.29 am and soared into a cloudy sky from the first launch pad.

With failure of the PSLV-C39 mission launched in August 31, fresh in their minds, the entire Isro team was glued to their computer systems at the Mission Control Room holding their breath as the PSLV zoomed into the space from India's spaceport.

The opening mission of 2018 was considered crucial for ISRO as the previous PSLV launch came as a setback to scientists as the backup navigation satellite IRNSS-1H could not be placed in orbit following a snag in the final leg of the PSLV-C39 mission in August past year.

India launched its 100th indigenously made satellite yesterday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to project the country as a global low-priced provider of services in space. Seventeen minutes after the lift-off, the rocked injected the Cartosat-2 Satellite into the polar sun-synchronous orbit at an altitude of about 510 km.

More than half of the micro and nano satellites launched were for the United States, with the remainder for India, Canada, Finland, France, South Korea and Britain, Reuters reported.

ISRO also demonstrated the PSLV's capability to place multiple rockets in multiple orbits in a single mission.

India will use its latest satellites for better border surveillance and to obtain high-resolution images of the earth. For the second time, Isro launched the satellites into the multiple orbits. chairman Kirankumar said the launch was a New Year gift to the people. "ISRO is starting 2018 with the successful launch. all customer satellites (besides Cartosat and nanosat) released and the microsat after one hour".

Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) Director K Sivan, who has been named the successor to Kumar, noted that many worldwide customers approached the ISRO for the launch immediately after the PSLV-C39 failure and it showed the confidence that they have in the agency's workhorse launch vehicle. "We will be definitely meeting their expectations in the future also".

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