ISRO Successfully places 8 satellites in to Orbits

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, (PSLV-C35), in its thirty-seventh flight launched the SCATSAT-1, 371 kg for weather related studies and seven co-passenger satellites into polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO). Co-passenger satellites are ALSAT-1B, ALSAT-2B, ALSAT-1N from Algeria, NLS-19 from Canada and Pathfinder-1 from USA  and two satellites PRATHAM from IIT Bombay and PISAT from PES University, Bengaluru. SCATSAT-1 was placed at a 720 km Polar Sun Synchronous Orbit whereas, the seven satellites are placed at 670 km polar orbit. This is the first mission of PSLV in which payloads were launched into two different orbits.

ISRO Successfully places 8 satellites in to Orbits

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