The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched the Earth Observation Satellite-1 (EOS-1) on Saturday from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota. It is a radar imagery satellite. In addition to the country’s EOS-1, 9 foreign satellites were also sent via the PSLV-C49 rocket. The launch was delayed 10 minutes from the scheduled time (2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.).
Military surveillance can be carried out even at night
The SAR imaging satellite’s synthetic aperture radar can also be seen through clouds. It can take pictures day and night and in all seasons. Thanks to this, military surveillance will help keep an eye on the country’s borders from the air. At the same time, agriculture-forestry will also support soil moisture detection and disaster management.
ISRO President Says – Rocket Was Launched Before Diwali
This year was the first launch of ISRO. Although ISRO’s GSAT satellite was also launched on January 17 this year, it was launched from French Guiana. Regarding the successful launch of EOS-1, Dr. K Sivan, President of ISRO, told scientists that before Diwali you launched the rocket, the celebration will begin now. We cannot do the space-related things in working from home. Each of our engineers is present in the laboratory. When we talk about missions, each technician, each employee works together.
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Fourth after Chandrayaan-2 and third launch of ISRO
|Cartosat-3||27 November 2019||Isro|
|RISAT-4BR1||11 December 2019||Isro|
|GSAT-30||17 January 2020||French guiana|
|EOS-1||7 November 2020||Isro|
With Saturday’s launch, the number of ISRO overseas satellites increased to 328. This was ISRO’s 51st mission. ISRO also broadcast live on its website, YouTube channel, Facebook and Twitter pages.
S Somnath, director of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Research Center, said that after the PSLV-C49, there are plans to launch the PSLV-C50 in December. After one launch, it takes about 30 days to prepare for another.