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ISRO to launch earth observation satellite, RISAT-2BR1 from Sriharikota



ISRO to launch earth observation satellite, RISAT-2BR1 from Sriharikota



The ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) will launch its earth observation satellite, RISAT-2BR1 on PSLV-C48 from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.

RISAT-2BR1, a Radar imaging earth observation satellite weighing about 628 kg, will be placed into an orbit of 576 km at an inclination of 37 degrees.

PSLV-C48, which is the 50th mission of PSLV, will also carry 9 customer satellites of Israel, Italy, Japan and USA as co-passengers.

These international customer satellites are being launched under a commercial arrangement with NewSpace India Limited.