Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?



ISRO to launch PSLV-C52 earth observation satellite on Monday

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch PSLV-C52, an earth observation satellite, into orbit on February 14 at 5.59 a.m., with the countdown beginning on Sunday morning. 

The news: This is Isro’s first launch mission of the year. PSLV-C52 is designed to place the 1710 kg EOS-04 into a 529 km sun-synchronous polar orbit, according to Isro.

What’s important: The PSLV-C52 will be launched from the First Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.

  • EOS-04 is a Radar Imaging Satellite designed to provide high-quality images under all weather conditions for applications such as agriculture, forestry & plantations, soil moisture and hydrology and flood mapping, the space agency said.
  • The mission will also carry two small satellites as co-passengers: student satellite (INSPIREsat-1) from the Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology in association with the Laboratory of Atmospheric & Space Physics at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and INS-2TD, a technology demonstrator satellite from Isro. INS-2TD is a precursor to INS-2B, which is an India-Bhutan Joint Satellite.
  • The 25-hour countdown ahead of the launch began at 4.29am on February 13.
  • The launch will be live telecast on Isro’s official YouTube channel.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.




New Delhi, Sept 29- According to data updated on Thursday by the Union Health Ministry, 4,272 new instances of infections have been registered throughout...


J&K, Sept 29 – Two people were injured in two bombs that occurred within eight hours in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir...


Karnataka, Sept 28 – The Narcotics Wing of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) broke an inter-state narcotics conspiracy on Tuesday, arresting five people-four women...


New Delhi, Sept 28- India observed a modest increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country, reporting 3,615 instances on Wednesday. The...


New Delhi, Sept 28- Considering the decline in the number of theaters in India and to prevent its complete closure, the Ministry of Information...


New Delhi, Sept 28– The Popular Front of India (PFI) and any of its affiliates, allies, or fronts have been declared illegal associations by...

You May Also Like


The structure will be built for a Public Health Centre (PHC), which will be the sole government health facility near the crash site. The...


It appears that Twitter is full of like-minded people who have had similar ideas regarding marriage, particularly arranged marriage. And they’ve developed a hilarious...


Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella’s son Zain Nadella, died Monday morning.  The news: Zain was 26 years old and had been born...


According to a tweet from the UK Ministry of Defence, the Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed the use of its TOS-1A weapon system in...