NEW DELHI – Astrosat, India’s first space observatory dedicated to the study of distant celestial objects, is set to launch on Sept. 28. The satellite is scheduled to be lofted on a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV C-30) at 10 a.m. local time, a senior ISRO official tells Aviation Week. India’s first astronomical satellite meant for deep-sky exploration has already undertaken a battery of essential mechanical fit checks and has been transported to the Satish Dhawan ...


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