domingo, 25 de novembro de 2012
Megha-Tropiques satellite launch using India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle [PSLV C-18]
Megha-Tropiques satellite has been jointly developed & built by the India Space Research Organisation [ISRO] & the French Centre National d'Études Spatiales to study rainfall, in general, & water cycle, in particular.
The other piggyback satellite payloads that were also successfully launched in this mission included Vesselsat-1, SRMSat & Jugnu
The launch took place at 1100 hrs IST from the Shriharikota Spaceport in India on October 12 2011 using India's indigenous satellite launcher, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle [PSLV C-18].
Centre National d'Études Spatiales [CNES]
Indian Space Research Organisation [ISRO]