New Delhi: India's latest spy satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites will be launched today from the Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh, the countdown for which began at 4.40 p.m. on Tuesday. India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket would launch the satellites, said the Indian space agency. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the rocket numbered as PSLV-C48 will lift off at 3.25 p.m. with RISAT-2BR1, a radar imaging earth observation satellite weighing about 628 kg. It will blast off from the first launch pad at Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh and place RISAT-2BR1 into an orbit of 576 km. The satellite will have a life of five years. Piggybacking on the Indian satellite would be nine foreign satellites from the USA (multi-mission Lemur-4 satellites, technology demonstration Tyvak-0129, earth imaging 1HOPSAT), Israel (remote sensing Duchifat-3), Italy (search and rescue Tyvak-0092) and Japan (QPS-SAR - a radar imaging earth … [Read more...] about India To Launch Spy Satellite, 9 Others Today; Countdown Begins
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