The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) continues in showing its remarkable hardworking in the field of space technology. On Friday, December 29 ISRO has announced that it would launch 31 satellites, including the earth observation spacecraft Cartosat on January 10, 2018.
ISRO has been one of the renowned organisation which has been working for the development of the country in the branch of Space technology.
Among the 31 satellites, India will include its Cartosat-2 series earth observation satellite. After the launch of navigation satellite, IRNSS-1H in August which is unsuccessful this launch will be the first Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) mission said a senior ISRO official to All India Radio.
A space official on Saturday said that India will launch all the 31 satellites from its spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on January 10, including the earth observation spacecraft Cartosat.
Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C40 will be launched from the spaceport in Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota around 100 kilometres from Chennai.
Among the 31 satellites 28 nanosatellites from other countries including Finland and the United States and one micro and one nanosatellite from India. On August 31, India’s mission to launch its backup navigation satellite IRNSS-1H on board PSLV-C39 ended unsuccessfully after a technical fault on the final leg following a perfect launch.
According to ISRO, Cartosat-2 series satellite launch is a follow-on mission with the primary objective of providing high-resolution scene-specific spot imageries. It carries special cameras called Panchromatic and Multi-spectral cameras and they have the capacity to produce high-resolution data.