ISRO to Launch Satellite RISAT On May 22
- The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday said the PSLV-C46, on its 48th mission, would launch radar-imaging earth observation satellite RISAT on May 22.The launch, subject to weather conditions, would take place from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, a press release from the space agency said in Bengaluru.
- The PSLV-C46 is the 14th flight of PSLV in ‘core-alone’ configuration, the statement said.The RISAT-2B would be placed in an orbit of 555 km at an inclination of 37 degrees, it said.
- ISRO has made provision for the public to view the launch from recently opened viewers’ gallery at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. Online registration to watch the take-off would start five days before the launch, it said.
Source – NDTV