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In Pics | We have a lift off: ISRO launches radar imaging satellite, 2 others

In its first launch of 2022, ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle carried EOS-04, a student satellite and a technology demonstrator satellite, which is a precursor to the India-Bhutan Joint Satellite

February 14, 2022 / 01:06 PM IST
Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C52 blasted off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, SHAR, Sriharikota, on February 14, injecting Earth Observation Satellite EOS-04 along with two small satellites – INSPIREsat-1 and INS-2TD – into an intended sun-synchronous polar orbit. (Image: ISRO)
Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C52 blasted off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, SHAR, Sriharikota, on February 14, injecting Earth Observation Satellite EOS-04 along with two small satellites—INSPIREsat-1 and INS-2TD—into an intended sun-synchronous polar orbit. (Image: ISRO)
This marks ISRO’s first launch mission in 2022. PSLV lifted off at 5:59 am from the first launch pad at SHAR. This was the 80th launch vehicle mission from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota; 54th flight of PSLV; and the 23rd flight of PSLV in XL configuration (6 strap-on motors). (Image: ISRO)
This marks ISRO’s first launch mission in 2022. PSLV lifted off at 5:59 am from the first launch pad at SHAR. This was the 80th launch vehicle mission from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota; 54th flight of PSLV and the 23rd flight of PSLV in XL configuration (6 strap-on motors). (Image: ISRO)
The satellite EOS-04, weighing about 1710 kg, is a Radar Imaging Satellite designed to provide high quality images under all weather conditions for applications such as Agriculture, Forestry & Plantations, Soil Moisture & Hydrology and Flood mapping. (Image: ISRO)
The satellite EOS-04, weighing about 1710 kg, is a radar imaging satellite designed to provide high-quality images under all weather conditions for applications such as agriculture, forestry & plantations, soil moisture & hydrology and flood mapping. (Image: ISRO)
INSPIREsat-1 from Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology (IIST) in association with Laboratory of Atmospheric & Space Physics at University of Colorado, Boulder and a technology demonstrator satellite (INS-2TD) from ISRO, which is a precursor to India-Bhutan Joint Satellite (INS-2B). (Image: ISRO)
INSPIREsat-1 is from the Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology (IIST) in association with the Laboratory of Atmospheric & Space Physics at the University of Colorado, Boulder. A technology demonstrator satellite, INS-2TD from ISRO is a precursor to India-Bhutan Joint Satellite (INS-2B). (Image: ISRO)
Co-passenger satellites were successfully separated from the PSLV in a predetermined sequence. (Image: ISRO)
Co-passenger satellites were successfully separated from the PSLV in a predetermined sequence. (Image: ISRO)
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first published: Feb 14, 2022 01:06 pm
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