ISRO's PSLV-C50 rocket successfully launched from SDSC, Sriharikota, CMS01 successfully separated

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has launched the PSLV C-50 rocket from Satish Dhawan Space Centre from Sriharikota. CMS01 successfully separated from fourth stage of PSLVC50 and injected into orbit, ISRO confirms on Thursday.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Dec 17, 2020 16:33 IST
ISRO's PSLV-C50 rocket successfully launched from SDSC, Sriharikota, CMS01 successfully separated
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ISRO's PSLV-C50 has successfully injected CMS01 communication satellite precisely in predefined orbit, tweets ISRO. Indian Space Research Organization on Thursday, December 16 successfully launched PSLV-C50 rocket from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.

Satellite is functioning very well & will be placed in a specified slot in another 4 days. Teams worked very well & safely under COVID19 pandemic situation, said ISRO Chairman Dr K Sivan after the launch.

PSLV-C50 lifted-off from Sriharikota, carrying CMS-01 satellite. CMS-01,the 42nd communication satellite of India, is envisaged for providing services in Extended-C Band of the spectrum, the coverage of which will include Indian mainland, Andaman-Nicobar & Lakshadweep. Catch ISRO’s launch of PSLV C50 / CMS01 from Sriharikota Launchpad. This is India’s 42nd communications satellite launch.

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