Isro launches Cartosat-2 and 30 other satellites

Dr Kailasavadivoo Sivan after the launch of 28 satellites in Sriharikota on Friday

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The satellites were onboard India's trusted workhorse Polar Launch Satellite Vehicle (PSLV).

Two scientists at the ISRO said that the images collected by the satellites will be used by Indian security agencies to track military activities in neighbouring Pakistan, China, Bangladesh Sri Lanka and Nepal, according to Reuters.

"The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40) deployed India's 710-kg Cartosat and 10-kg nano satellite and 100-kg micro-sat along with 28 foreign satellites into the Earth's orbit after a flawless lift-off from the launch pad", said outgoing Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman AS Kiran Kumar at the mission control facility, about 80km northeast of Chennai.

In what would be a significant landmark in India's space history, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is all set to launch its 100 satellite along 30 others in a single mission.

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17 minutes 18 seconds after the takeoff, the Cartosat-2 series were separated which was combined into 505 km sun-synchronous orbit.

He said the previous launch faced a heat shield problem and an ISRO committee has addressed it and taken steps to ensure the vehicle was ‘robust.

The co-passenger satellites comprise one Microsatellite and one Nanosatellite from India as well as 3 Microsatellites and 25 Nanosatellites from six countries, namely, Canada, Finland, France, Republic of Korea, UK and USA. "Out of the 31 Satellites, 28 belonging to 6 other countries are carried by today's launch", the Prime Minister said.

The satellites would be placed in their intended different orbits finally after manoeuvres from the space agency's Master Control Facility (MCF) at Hassan in Karnataka, about 180 km from Bengaluru. The images sent by the Cartosat-2 satellite, the eye in the sky, will be useful for cartographic applications, coastal land use and regulation, road network monitoring, water distribution, and creation of land use maps. The first stage of GSLV-MII is already assembled and the preparations are on for its launch.

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