Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday (1 April) successfully launched its PSLV C-45 rocket carrying Defence Research Development Organisation’s (DRDO) EMISAT and 28 other satellites of global customers, including those of United States and Spain.
The 436 kg EMISAT, based on ISRO's Indian Mini Satellite-2 bus platform, is intended for electromagnetic spectrum measurement. EMISAT is an Electronic Intelligence Satellite of the DRDO, while 28 foreign satellites is from four countries--Lithuania, Spain, Switzerland and USA, reports DD News.
According to the space agency, the PSLV C45 has successfully injected the EMISAT into its sun-synchronous polar orbit.
Following the successful placement of the EMISAT, the rocket will now place the 28 other satellites into their designated orbit.
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