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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

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

Sriharikota, Republic of India

80 rockets have launched from Sriharikota, Republic of India.

Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad, Sriharikota, Republic of India

Rocket

PSLV-DL – Indian Space Research Organization

Family: PSLV
Length: 44 m
Diameter: 2.8 m

Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3800 kg

The PSLV-DL was manufactured by Indian Space Research Organization with the first launch on 2019-01-24. PSLV-DL has 3 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 3 launches. 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.

Agency

Indian Space Research Organization

Type: Government
Abbreviation: ISRO
Administration: Chairman: S. Somanath
Founded: 1969
Launchers: PSLV | GSLV
Spacecraft: Gaganyaan
Country: IND

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.”

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