ISRO launches PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3, 13 commercial nano-satellites

ISRO launches Cartosat-3 Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh Nov 27, 2019, 09.33 AM (IST)

India's space agency ISRO today launched the PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

PSLV-C47 is the 21st flight of PSLV series by ISRO. It rests in 'XL' configuration, with 6 solid strap-on motors. 

Cartosat-3 satellite is a third-generation agile advanced satellite with high-resolution imaging capability. 

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As part of a commercial arrangement with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) and Department of Space, PSLV-C47 is carrying 13 commercial nano-satellites from the US.

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