PSLV-C48, in its 50th mission successfully launched India’s spy satellite RISAT-2BR1 from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota into a precise orbit.
RISAT-2BR1, a Radar imaging earth perception satellite weighing around 628 kg, will be set into a circle of 576 km at a tendency of 37 degree.
PSLV-C48 will likewise convey 9 client satellites of Israel(1), Italy(1), Japan(1) and USA(6) as co-travelers. These universal client satellites are being propelled under a business course of action with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL).
PSLV-C48 is the second trip of PSLV in ‘QL’ design (with 4 lash on engines). This will be the 75th dispatch vehicle crucial SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota and 37th dispatch from the First Launch cushion.