PSLV-C47 set to launch Cartosat3 and 13 Nanosatellites of USA from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

PSLV-C47 / Cartosat-3 Mission

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 will launch Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into Sun Synchronous orbit from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. The launch is tentatively scheduled at 0928 Hrs IST on November 25, 2019, subject to weather conditions.

PSLV-C47 is the 21st flight of PSLV in ‘XL’ configuration (with 6 solid strap-on motors). This will be the 74th launch vehicle mission from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota.

Cartosat-3 satellite is a third-generation agile, advanced satellite having high-resolution imaging capability.  The satellite will be placed in an orbit of 509 km at an inclination of 97.5 degrees.PSLV-C47 will also carry 13 commercial nanosatellites from the United States of America as part of a commercial arrangement with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), Department of Space.

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