NEW DELHI - India has launched a new Earth observing satellite mainly intended for agricultural monitoring, disaster response and land and water resource management. India launched Resourcesat-1, its most sophisticated and heaviest remote sensing satellite, on a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), on Oct. 15 from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in southern India. Resourcesat-1, also know as IRS-P6, is a follow-on to the satellites IRS-1C and 1D, which already have outlived their ...

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