ISRO has launched the first Re-Entry PSLV

Wow, what a good news for Indians :-). Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched it’s first Re-Entry model Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C7 in to a 637 km high polar orbit at today morning 9:30 am IST .

PSLV-C7 is a milestone for ISRO. With this launch India has become the 4th country to launch Re-Entry Space Capsule experiment. PSLV – C7 was launched with a payload of 1292 Kg (4 satellites).

According to ISRO Press news : “The 680 kg main payload, CARTOSAT-2, mounted over DLA, was the first satellite to be injected into orbit at 981.3 sec after lift-off at an altitude of 639 km. About 45 sec later, DLA with the 6 kg PEHUENSAT-1 mounted on it, was separated. 120 sec later, the 550 kg Space capsule Recovery Experiment (SRE-1) mounted inside DLA was separated and finally, 190 sec later, the 56 kg LAPAN-TUBSAT, mounted on the equipment bay of PSLV fourth stage was separated.

The four satellites have been placed in a polar orbit at an altitude of 637 km with an inclination of 97.9 deg with respect to the equator. The initial signals indicate their normal health.”

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2 Responses to ISRO has launched the first Re-Entry PSLV

  1. MRIDULMON.S says:

    I AM PROUD OF YOU WE WILL DO IT ! THE BETTER AND THE BEST IS LITTLE FAR AWAY ONCE WE WILL DO THE MAN IN SPACE&THEN MOON
    DON ‘T BE AFRAID IAM WITH YOUR’S

    YOU CAN CALL ME WHEN YOU WANT MY HELP? IN EVERY INSTANT IAM WITH ISRO
    BY
    MRIDULMON.S
    G.P.T.C -CHELARI
    MALAPPURAM
    KERALA
    INDIA

  2. Vadivel says:

    Hi Sudhakar ….. whats up? No posts for almost 20days now!

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