ISRO PSLV-C47 launched

Topics Covered: Awareness in space. ISRO PSLV-C47 launched What to study? For Prelims and mains: Overview of the PSLV- C47 launch, about Cartosat series, different orbits and difference between GSLV and PSLV. Context: India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 has launched Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into Sun Synchronous orbit from Satish Dhawan Space Centre …

[Insights into Editorial] – ISRO successfully launches CARTOSAT-3, 13 Nano-satellites

[Insights into Editorial] – ISRO successfully launches CARTOSAT-3, 13 Nano-satellites                                                          Context: India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its forty ninth flight (PSLV-C47), successfully launched Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the 21st flight of PSLV in ‘XL’ configuration (with 6 solid …