PSLV-C39 carrying IRNSS-1H series satellite to be launched today

Space Technology News, National (Sriharikota), August 31:-The countdown begins as the Polar satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C39) carrying 1425 Kg IRNSS-1H series satellite for navigation-related applications is all set to get launched at Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota today.

The PSLV will launch IRNSS-1H, the eighth satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), into a Sub-Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (Sub-GTO).

The launch will take place from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR.

PSLV-C39, like the previous six launches of IRNSS satellites, will use the ‘XL’ version of the PSLV equipped with six strap-ons, each carrying 12 tonnes of propellant.

-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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