The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch a satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota at 3:02 pm today. Preparations are underway This will be ISRO’s first satellite launch during the Corona period The PSLV-C49 rocket will carry the country’s radar imaging satellite EOS01 and 9 other foreign satellites.
What’s so special about EOS01? It’s a radar imaging satellite Its synthetic aperture radar can see beyond the clouds It can take photos day and night and in any environment This will help in keeping an eye on the borders of the country beyond the sky It will also support agriculture-forestry, soil moisture and disaster management.
There will be a LIVE telecast on social media. If today’s launch is successful, the number of ISRO’s foreign satellite launches will be 328. This will be ISRO’s 51st mission ISRO will telecast it live on its website, YouTube channel, Facebook and Twitter page. S Somnath, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Research Center, said that after PSLV-C49, PSLV-C50 is planned to be launched in September. It takes about 30 days to prepare for one launch after another
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