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EOS-01 (RISAT-2BR2)

PSLV-DL

Indian Space Research Organization

Launch Status
Success

Mission


EOS-01 (RISAT-2BR2)

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit

EOS-1 (previously known as RISAT-2BR2) is an imaging mission of ISRO using an active SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) imager to provide continuity of service for RISAT-2.

The objective of the RISAT mission is to use the all-weather as well as the day-and-night SAR observation capability in applications such as agriculture, forestry, soil moisture, geology, sea ice, coastal monitoring, object identification, and flood monitoring, but also for military surveillance.

Flight also carries 9 rideshare payloads, including Lithuanian NanoAvionics R2 satellite – pathfinder for their M6P cubesat platform, 4 KSM satellites of Kleos Space for a maritime geolocation constellation, and 4 Lemur satellites for Spire.

Location


Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad

Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad has witnessed the launch of 58 rockets, including 57 orbital launch attempts, while Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India, has been the site for 94 rocket launches.

Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad

Rocket


Indian Space Research Organization PSLV-DL

PSLV-DL variant has only two strapons boosters with 12 tonne propellant load on them. PSLV-C44 on 24 January 2019 was the first flight to use PSLV-DL variant of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle.

PSLV-DL

Agency


Indian Space Research Organization

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bangalore. Its vision is to “harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration.”

Indian Space Research Organization
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