ISRO to launch Earth Observation Satellite EOS01 on Nov 7

ISRO to launch Earth Observation Satellite EOS01 on Nov 7

NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: The Indian Space Research organisation ISRO has scheduled the launch of the Earth Observation Satellite EOS01 Saturday afternoon. Nine other customer satellites will also be carried into space by the workhorse launch vehicle PSLV-C49. The ISRO has however added the launch timings are subject to the local weather.
 
This would be the first launch by the ISRO after the Covid-triggered lockdown. The mission will be performed from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in southern Andhra Pradesh, close to Chennai.
 
The ISRO says the earth observation satellite EOS-01 is intended for applications in agriculture, forestry and disaster management support.
 
The launch operation will be livestreamed, though the media will not be permitted this time and the public viewers gallery will also be closed due to the prevailing pandemic situation.
 

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