Isro’s PSLV-C53 places three Singapore satellites in orbit, continues journey as POEM | India News

SRIHARIKOTA: The Indian Space Research Organisation on Thursday successfully launched PSLV-C53 which placed three Singapore satellites in orbits. The fourth stage of the rocket then turned into an orbital platform for scientific experiments as it began to circle the Earth.
It is Isro’s second mission this year. It was the second dedicated commercial mission of NewSpace India Limited (NSIL).
At 6.02pm, PSLV, in its 55th mission and 15th mission using PSLV-Core Alone variant, lifted off from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
Around 18 minutes after the lift-off, the rocket injected the three Singapore satellites into their respective orbits.
The satellites include DS-EO, a 365kg electro-optic, multi spectral payload that will provide full colour images for land classification and serve humanitarian assistance and disaster relief needs. The second…

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