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PSLV-C54 carrying earth observation satellite and co-passenger satellites lifts off Sriharikota

The PSLV-C54 mission is said to be the last one undertaken by ISRO this year.

ISRO, ISRO Oceansat, ISRO last mission 2022The entire separation of satellites is expected to take place in two hours after lift-off. (Image credit: ISRO handout / PTI)

A polar satellite launch vehicle carrying earth observation and eight co-passenger satellites lifted off from this spaceport on Saturday, the Indian Space Research Organisation said.

The mission is said to be the last one undertaken by ISRO this year.

PSLV-C54 carries an Earth Observation Satellite (EOS-06) or Oceansat as its primary payload and eight co-passenger satellites are expected to be placed into sun synchronous orbits in over a two-hour time frame.

The entire separation of satellites is expected to take place in two hours after lift-off.

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The Earth Observation Satellite-6 is the third-generation satellite in the Oceansat series. This is to provide continuity services of Oceansat-2 spacecraft with enhanced payload specifications as well as application areas.

First published on: 26-11-2022 at 14:04 IST
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