WATCH: Cartosat-2 Series Mission Liftoff And Onboard Camera View

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WATCH: Cartosat-2 Series Mission Liftoff And Onboard Camera View

India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its forty second flight (PSLV-C40), successfully launched the 710 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite for earth observation and 30 co-passenger satellites together weighing about 613 kg at lift-off. PSLV-C40 was launched from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.

The co-passenger satellites comprise one Micro-Satellite and one Nano-Satellite from India as well as 3 Microsatellites and 25 Nanosatellites from six countries, namely, Canada, Finland, France, Republic of Korea, UK and USA. The total weight of all the 31 satellites carried on-board PSLV-C40 is about 1,323 kg.