ISRO to Launch an Earth Observation Satellite and 30 Nano Satellites This Friday

ISRO to Launch an Earth Observation Satellite and 30 Nano Satellites This Friday

Looks like the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is on a roll!

The space organisation has announced to launch Cartosat-2 series satellite for earth observation and 30 co-passenger Nano satellites this Friday.

It is expected to launch the 712 kg observation satellite and the others into a 505 km polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO).

Weighing altogether about 243 kg, the co-passenger satellites comprise 29 Nano satellites from 14 countries namely, Austria, Belgium, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, United Kingdom, and United States of America and one Nano satellite from India.

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