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April 22nd, 2011
Resourcesat-2 will Beam Back Huge Data on Resources

The remote-sensing satellite, Resourcesat-2, put up by PSLV-C16 on Wednesday, “will become a workhorse for the global community” with the huge data it will send back on the earth’s resources, said R.R. Navalgund, Director, Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad. The Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C16) put three satellites in orbit – India’s 1,206-kg Resourcesat-2, the Indo-Russian 93-kg Youthsat and the 106-kg X-Sat from the Nangyang Technological University of Singapore. Read More