ISRO to Launch Cartosat-3, 13 Nanosatellites From the US on November 25

ISRO's PSLV-XL will put into orbit Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites from the US on November 25.

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ISRO to Launch Cartosat-3, 13 Nanosatellites From the US on November 25
Highlights
  • PSLV-XL will put into orbit Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites
  • The rocket is expected to lift off at 9:28am
  • Cartosat-3 satellite is a third-generation agile advanced satellite

India will launch its cartography satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into sun-synchronous orbit on November 25, the Indian space agency said on Monday.

According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL variant (PSLV-XL) will put into orbit Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites from the US on November 25.

The rocket is expected to lift off at 9:28am.

Cartosat-3 satellite is a third-generation agile advanced satellite having high-resolution imaging capability. The satellite will be placed in an orbit of 509 km at an inclination of 97.5 degrees.

According to ISRO, the 13 nanosatellites from the US is a part of the commercial arrangement with NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL), the new company that was set up recently under the Department of Space.

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