Asian Surveying & Mapping
Breaking News
Satellite mission launched to boost Australian space sovereignty
Led by the SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), the AUD$6.5 million...
Earth Observation Data Could Represent A Billion-Dollar Opportunity For Africa
Earth observation data provides a billion-dollar opportunity for...
Hanwha Aerospace claims 30% stake in Satrec Initiative
SAN FRANCISCO – Hanwha Aerospace, South Korea’s largest defense...
Israeli Startup Albo Takes On Carbon Monitoring With AI, Satellite Imaging
Businesses, governments, NGOs, and private sector individuals continue to...
Imran Khan inaugurates E-Bidding, E-Billing, GIS Mapping system under NHA
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Prime Minister Imran Khan formally...
Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates Dewa’s space project
An initiative to build the Dubai Electricity and Water...
Indian Army signs a $20 million contract with ideaForge to procure SWITCH UAV
MUMBAI, India - The Indian Army has signed an...
Egypt’s President Wants Tiba-1 Satellite to Revolutionize Communications and IT Sector in Egypt
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met yesterday with Dr Amr...
ISRO Offers Free Online Course On Remote Sensing, With Certificate: How To Apply
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is inviting undergraduate...
PwC selected as consultant for Bangabandhu-2 satellite
The government has selected PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as the consultant...
  • Jun 4, 2019
  • Comments Off on ISRO Successfully Launches RISAT-2B Satellite
  • Feature
  • 569 Views

On May 22, 2019, India’s PSLV-C46 successfully launched the RISAT-2B satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR in Sriharikota.

PSLV-C46 was the 72nd launch vehicle mission from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota. In this mission, the “Core-Alone” configuration of PSLV was flown (without the use of solid strap-on motors).

About 15 minutes and 30 seconds after lift-off, RISAT-2B was injected into an orbit of 555 kilometers at an inclination of 37 degrees to the equator.

RISAT-2B, with a lift-off mass of 615 kilograms, is a radar imaging Earth-observation satellite intended to provide services to agriculture, forestry and disaster management.