ISRO will launch 100th satellite PSLV-C40, countdown start

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ANKUR DWIVEDI | Published On: Jan 11, 2018 08:22 PM IST |   133

Chennai: Studying on planets is always an important topic for the world. India is also involved in this race. Let us tell you after a few hours from now, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch its 100th satellite. This achievement will be very important in the history of ISRO.

From Sriharikota Space Center, located 110 km from Chennai, with this 100th satellite, 30 more satellites, i.e. total of 31 satellites, will be launched in space. For this 42th mission, ISRO will send reliable use of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle to PSLV-C40, which will take off with 30 co-passengers of the cartosat-2 series at 9:28 minutes on Saturday morning. The total weight of it is approximately 613 kg.

The Mission Preparation Review Committee and the Projection Authority were decided by the Board. After stamping on this mission, ISRO said, "28 hour countdown of the satellite mission of the PSLV-C40 / cartosat-2 series started at 5.00am (Indian time) this morning." The Institute said that Scientists are currently engaged in the task of propellant filling for various stages of flight.

Let us tell you that the co-passenger satellites comprise of a micro and a nano satellite of India, while six other countries - three micro and 25 nano satellites of Canada, Finland, France, Korea, UK and USA are being included. This 44.4 meter rocket will be launched from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota.

Under these trade agreements between ISRO and Antrix Corporation Limited, these 28 international satellites will be launched. This will be the third satellite of the 100th satellite cartoset-2 series.

Explain that on August 31 last year, the satellite IRNSS-1H was launched from similar rockets, but due to the lack of its heat shield, the satellite failed in the fourth phase of the rocket.

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