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ISRO to launch two British satellites

India’s space agency, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is under preparation to launch a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) that would carry two British satellites.

ANI | Updated: 16 Sep 2018, 10:43:34
ISRO to launch Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle ISRO to launch Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India’s space agency, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is under preparation to launch a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) that would carry two British satellites. The PSLV-C42 will be launched on Sunday (September 16) night. It will carry two earth observation satellites of Britain’s Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL), NovaSAR and S1-4, weighing 450kg each. 

India is seeking a larger share of the more than $300 billion global space industry as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to project it as a global low-cost provider of services in space.


First Published: 16 Sep 2018, 10:43:34

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