domingo, 25 de novembro de 2012
RISAT-1 Satellite launched using India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle [PSLV-C19 mission]
RISAT-1 is a Radar Imaging Satellite designed & built by the Indian Space Research Organisation [ISRO]. The satellite gives its operator [India] the capability to carry out surveillance under all conditions - day, night & also cloudy. Besides carrying out activities that have socio-economic benefits, the satellite can also be put to use to conduct missions having relevance to National security. The satellite was successfully launched on April 26, 2012 using India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle [PSLV]. This launch makes it PSLV's 20th consecutive launch success.