The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched India’s Oceansat-2 remote sensing satellite and six nanosatellites for international customers Sept. 23 on the fifteenth successful flight of the country’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). The 960-kilogram (2,100-pound) Oceansat-2 and the accompanying nanosats were released into a polar sun-synchronous orbit following launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, known as SHAR, in Sriharikota. After a 51-hour countdown, PSLV-C14 ...
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