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Facts for Prelims (FFP)


Source: Outlook

 Context: Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) announced the successful deployment of its sub-metre optical satellite, TSAT-1A, into space.

  • The satellite, assembled and tested in India, was launched aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
  • TSAT-1A will provide high-resolution optical satellite images with enhanced collection capacity and dynamic range through its multispectral and hyperspectral capabilities.