Wednesday,27 Nov 2019
India's PSLV-C47 successfully launched on Wednesday from Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota, Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites. Cartosat-3 was inserted into an orbit of 509 km at an inclination of 97.5 degrees to the equator at approximately 17 minutes and 38 seconds after lift-off at 9:28 am. The 13 nanosatellites were subsequently inserted into their planned orbits. After separation, Cartosat-3 solar arrays were automatically deployed and satellite control was assumed by the ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network at Bengaluru. In the coming days, the satellite will be brought to its final operational configuration.