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India’s earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 to be launched tomorrow

26 November 2019

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India's latest earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 will be launched tomorrow morning. The national space agency ISRO says, the satellite will be launched along with 13 customer payloads from the US from the Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikotta at 09:28 hours on Wednesday, using the workhorse rocket PSLV-C47.

The 26-hour countdown for the launch mission began this morning at 07:28 hours. The rocket will Cartosat-3 at a height of 509 kilometers and will be stabilized in a polar Sun-synchronous orbit. Its operational life would be five years.

Source: All India Radio

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