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ISRO launches Earth observation satellite EOS-01, 9 other satellites in 1st mission of 2020

PSLV-C49 lifted off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota Saturday at the end of a 26-hour countdown and injected EOS-01 and 9 customer satellites into the orbit.

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Sriharikota, (AP): India successfully launched its latest earth observation satellite EOS-01 and nine customer satellites on board its Polar rocket from the spaceport here on Saturday.

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C49) lifted off from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here at 3.12 PM at the end of a 26 hour countdown and injected the satellites into orbit one after another 20 minutes later.

The lift off was originally scheduled for 3.02 pm, but was delayed by 10 minutes due to debris on the path of the vehicle, ISRO said.

This is the first mission by the Indian Speace Research Organisation this year.

EOS-01 is intended for applications in agriculture, forestry and disaster management support, the space agency said.

The customer satellites are from Lithuania (1), Luxembourg (4) and USA (4).

Also read: ISRO to launch radar weather satellite Saturday, but no media, guests allowed due to Covid


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  1. ISRO launched on 7 November 2020 from Sriharikota – PSLV-C49 carrying its latest earth observation satellite and nine customer satellites.
    According news reports , India successfully launched on 7 November , 2020 the PSLV-C49 carrying its latest earth observation satellite EOS-O1 and nine customer satellites off from Sriharikota. The satellite can take pictures day and night and will be useful for surveillance as well as civilian activities. It is a major significant accomplishment of ISRO , bringing name to India. This is precisely what this Vedic astrology writer had predicted as early as 10 October , 2019 through article – “ Predictions for coming year 2020 by kushal kumar” – published at The related text in the said article reads as follows :-
    “ It seems the said period of second half in 2020 can boost up the ambitious side of the nation. …………….Efforts made in space program are likely to meet with success , bringing name”.
    The aforesaid details on record would suggest that the prediction has turned both meaningful and accurate.
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