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India to launch Geo Imaging Satellite on March 5

Chennai: India will launch its Geo Imaging Satellite tv for pc (GISAT-1) with its Geosynchronous Satellite tv for pc Launch Car (GSLV- F10) on March 5.

In keeping with the Indian House Analysis Organisation (ISRO), its GSLV-F10 rocket carrying the GISAT-1 is anticipated to carry off at 5.43 p.m. on March 5.

The launch is topic to the climate situations, the area company added.

Weighing about 2,275 kg, GISAT-1 is a state-of-the-art agile Earth remark satellite tv for pc which shall be positioned in a Geosynchronous Switch Orbit (GTO) by GSLV-F10.

Subsequently, the satellite tv for pc will attain the ultimate geostationary orbit utilizing its onboard propulsion system.

A 4 metre diameter Ogive formed payload fairing (warmth protect) is being flown for the primary time on this GSLV flight. That is the fourteenth flight of the GSLV.

Working from geostationary orbit, GISAT-1 will facilitate close to actual time remark of the Indian sub-continent, below cloud-free situation, at frequent intervals, ISRO mentioned.

(IANS)

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