India To Launch Earth Observatory Next Month

Credit: Cartosat-2A (shown) had a similar configuration to Cartosat-2C but was designed for military use only and had a less capable camera. Credit: ISRO
NEW DELHI — India will launch its new Earth observation satellite, Cartosat-2C, in May, in an effort to boost the country’s military reconnaissance and surveillance capability. The observatory, along with 21 other satellites, will be lifted by India’s indigenous Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV...

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