7 December 2016

Isro launches PSLV C36 remote sensing satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation launched its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C36 Resource Sat-2A at 10.25 am on Wednesday from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. Resource Sat-2A is a remote sensing satellite developed by the space agency. The 1,235 kg Resource Sat-2A was placed on the 817-km polar sun synchronous orbit 18 minutes after it took off.