ISRO to launch 20 satellites on 22nd June – All set for the big day!

ISRO to launch 20 satellites


Indian Space Research Organization is going to launch 20 satellites in a single mission on 22nd June, 2016 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Shriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C34 will be used to carry the satellites, including India’s earth observation spacecraft Cartosat-2, from the Second Launch Pad 9 (SLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 9:25 AM.


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Weight of 20 satellites is carried on board as 1,288 kg.

The co-passengers for the satellites are from US, Canada, Germany and Indonesia as well as two satellites from Indian Universities. PSLV-C34 will launch 19 co-passenger satellites together weighing about 560 kg at lift-off into a 505 km polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO).

A Senior ISRO officer “Mission Readiness Review (MRR) committee and Launch Authorization Board (LAB) will meet in the days to come, after reviewing, clearance will be given for the countdown,”.

The PSLV is one of world’s most reliable launch vehicles developed by Indian Space Research Organization which allows India to launch its Indian Remote Sensing Satellites. PSLV has launched satellites for various important missions like Chandrayaan-1, Mars Orbiter Mission, Space Capsule Recovery Experiment, Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) etc.


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