Earth Observation Mission News
ISRO to launch hyperspectral imaging satellite with 30 foreign satellites on 29 November
26 November 2018
Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is gearing up to launch hyperspectral imaging satellite (HySIS), an earth observation satellite, from the Sriharikota launch centre on Thursday morning. Over 30 foreign commercial satellites will be launched along with primary payload HySIS by the PSLV C43 rocket.
Talking to TOI, Isro chairman K Sivan said, "We are going to launch HySIS at 9.59 am on 29 November from Sriharikota. Over 30 foreign satellites, including nano and mini satellites, will also be launched along with the main payload. Out of the 30 commercial satellites, 23 are from the US."
Source: Times of India
Image credit: Times of India - The satellite will be used for a range of applications.