The project is expected to provide the scientific community better opportunities in planetary research.
The device, little bigger than a paper pin is saving fuel onboard the Mars Orbiter
Chaman started developing the Ceramic Servo Accelerometer in 2003, with a simple plastic mug and a Teflon wire “as the only investments”.
Currently 163 million kilometres from the red planet, the spacecraft will however undergo a trajectory correction on September 14.
ISRO has planned another trajectory correction manoeuvre in August before the Mars Orbit Insertion in September.
The PM, who was on a two-day visit to space facilities at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, witnessed the successful launch of five foreign satellites.
A resolution moved by Speaker G Karthikeyan said it was a proud moment for the country.
This was PSLV’s fourth fully commercial launch and ISRO’s mission number 114.
PSLV C-23 is scheduled to lift off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 9.52 am on Monday.
Security has been beefed up at the airport in view of Modi’s visit, police said.
The PSLV-C23 rocket will be launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) in Sriharikota.
The Launch Authorisation Board (LAB), which met yesterday at Sriharikota, cleared the launch, paving the way for the start of the countdown.
These will be launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) in Sriharikota.
“PSLV, in its 25th successive successful flight, injected IRNSS-1B very precisely…” said ISRO
Chairman K Radhakrishnan.
The TeLEOS-1 is equipped with an electro-optical camera capable of taking images at ground resolution of one metre.