The polar satellite launch vehicle PSLV of the Indian Space Research Organization successfully launched nine satellites into space from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on Saturday.
After deployment, the satellite will be put into a sun-synchronous orbit. They are synchronised to stay in the same fixed position with respect to the Sun at all times.
The spacecraft was given clearance on Friday for the launch on Saturday, which will mark the 56th PSLV flight from India. The vehicle will lift off with a 321 ton liftoff mass. There are nine satellites aboard the spacecraft, including seven customer satellites, a diplomatic satellite developed with Bhutan and a national satellite from the Oceansat family.
In collaboration with private companies, the eight nanosatellites were created by India and Bhutan. Oceansat 2 spacecraft continuity services will be provided with improved payload specifications and application areas, according to the third-generation Oceansat satellite, the Earth Observation Satellite 06.
The Earth Observation Satellite 6, also known as Oceansat 3, was launched from a 44.4 meter rocket with a lift-off mass of 321 tons.
The PSLV-XL version's 24th flight will separate the primary satellite in Orbit 1, followed by an orbit change using two Orbit Change Thrusters OCTs introduced in the PSLV-C 54 Vehicle's Propulsion Bay Ring.