Cartosat-3: ISRO has launched successfully its third generation earth imaging satellite into space from the Satish Dhawan space center.
The PSLV – C-47 carried the CARTOSAT -3 satellite along with the other commercial nanosatellite for the US. CARTOSAT -3 is a third-generation agile with high-resolution imaging capabilities.
The Indian space research organization on Wednesday has launched advance Earth-imaging and mapping satellite CARTOSAT-3 along with 13 other commercial nanosatellites for the US on Wednesday.
CARTOSAT-3, which is the ninth in the series, was launch from the second pad at the scheduled time f 9.27 a.m. This was the 74th launch vehicle mission from Sriharikota. The polar satellite launch vehicle PSLV-C47 carried the CARTOSAT-3 satellite along with the other commercial nanosatellites for the US.
commenting on the successful launch, ISRO chief K Sivan, “I am happy that PSLV-C47 inject precisely in the orbit with 13 other satellites. CARTOSAT-3 is the highest resolution civilian satellite. We have 13 missions up to March 6 large vehicle mission and 7 satellite missions.”
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CARTOSAT-3 INDIA’S most complex and advanced earth imaging satellite built so far was placed into orbit 17 minutes and 46 seconds after liftoff. The immediate mission after Chandrayan 2. Where the lander crashed while making a soft descent on the lunar surface on September 7.
Watch Live: Launch of Cartosat-3 and 13 USA’s Nanosatellite by PSLV-C47 https://t.co/wvdBy25uCG— ISRO (@isro) 27 November 2019
The CARTOSAT -3 with an overall mass of over 1600 kilograms, will address the increased user demand for large scale urban planning, rural resources and infrastructure development, coastal land use and land cover. The mission life of CARTOSAT-3 is for five years say the space research organization.