ISRO launches two satellites of United Kingdom….

At late night at shriharikota the  PSLV-C42 take a big jump  to the space and quickly vanished in  the sky  with Two satellites of the United Kingdom–( NovaSAR and S1-4 from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre).

The PSLV is flying with the clone version of it without its six strap -on motors  Exactly at 10.08 p.m PSLV  was launched .And after  18 minutes later the next the two respective satellites of the united kingdom was placed into the orbit by the ISRO. And This was 12th launch by the ISRO with clone-alone version .

The two satellites, owned by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) were placed in a circular orbit around the poles, 583 km from Earth. The commercial arm of ISRO, Antrix Corporation earned more than ₹220 crore on this launch.

 

In the two satellite the first one is use for the ship detection and maritime monitoring and also flood monitoring, besides agricultural and forestry applications. and the other one is will use for the environment monitoring, urban management, and tackling disasters.

“This unique mission is mainly for ‘ascending daytime node’ launch. This is the first time we have executed a different type of mission altogether,” K. Sivan, Chairman, ISRO said.

ISRO chairman “k.Sivan” said we have first time executed this type of the mission altogether with  the united kingdom. And he also said that “ISRO will do 10 satellite mission and 8 launch vehicle mission in coming six month”.

“We are almost going to have one launch every two weeks. Definitely the load on us is going to be huge,” he said.

Among the slew of launches scheduled over the next few months, the much-awaited and delayed, India’s second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2 finally has a launch window.

“Chandrayaan-2 is planned for a window from January 3 to February 16, 2019 that we are targeting. It can happen anytime during that window. But we are aiming for the beginning of the window, January 3,” Mr. Sivan said.

“Right now with the status of the rocket, the GSLV Mk-3 M1, and the present status of the satellite, we are not expecting any more delay. At the same time tests are going on. If unexpected things happen, that may have some impact. But right now, we are not anticipating any delay.”

The other launches include the GSAT series that will provide bandwidth speeds of up to 100 Gbps per second, as part of the government’s Digital India efforts, he said.

The Cartosat and Risat satellites will also be launched within the next six months, Mr. Sivan said.

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