ISRO's PSLV launch 31 satellites into orbit

Tinuku ~ India's PSLV rocket prepares to launch 31 satellites into orbit. ISRO is preparing the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C38 (PSLV-C38) to skyline India's 712 kilogram Cartosat-2 satellite series and another 243 kilogram nano satellites belonging to 14 countries in a launch at Sriharikota station in Andhra Pradesh on June 23.

Tinuku ISRO's PSLV launch 31 satellites into orbit

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is scheduled to skyrocket PSLV-C38 to deliver India's Cartosat-2 satellite and 30 nano satellites from India, Austria, Belgium, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, United Kingdom, United States with a total of 955 kilograms.

The launch using the PSLV-C38 rocket will be held in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on 23 June. Cartosat-2 has a weight of 712 kilograms operated for Earth observation and another 30 satellites weighing about 243 kilograms. All satellites will be sent into the Sun Synchronous Orbit at 505 kilometers. ISRO's PSLV launch 31 satellites into orbit

Cartosat-2 is a remote sensing satellite and is similar to the configuration of earlier satellites in series with the aim of providing high-resolution imagery.

ISRO says PSLV-C38 will be launched First Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Center will be the 40th flight of PSLV and 17 PSLV flights in XL configuration. The space agency also said 29 international customer nano satellites launched as part of Antrix Corporation Limited (Antrix) is the commercial branch of ISRO.