New Delhi: ISRO’s PSLV-C54 rocket successfully launched with nine artificial satellites. The launch was at 11.56 am on Saturday at the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
PSLV-C54 carried the 1117 kg ocean observation satellite Oceansat-3 (EOS-06) and eight nanosatellites. It will also include the country’s first private Earth observation satellite, Anand. Anand built Pixel, a Bengaluru-based firm.
ISRO announced that Oceanosat-3 was successfully placed in orbit at a distance of 742 km in 17.17 minutes.