ISRO's communication satellite CMS-01 injected into orbit


The communication satellite is envisaged for providing services in Extended-C Band of the frequency spectrum covering India, Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands.

PSLV-C50 ahead of launching communication satellite CMS-01 into orbit | Photo: Twitter.com|isro

Sriharikota: ISRO's workhorse rocket PSLV-C50 successfully injected into orbit India's latest communication satellite CMS-01 on Thursday, the space agency said.

The communication satellite is envisaged for providing services in Extended-C Band of the frequency spectrum covering India, Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands. The satellite has a life span of seven years, ISRO said.

As the 25-hour countdown, which began on Wednesday at 2.41 hours, concluded, the launch vehicle PSLV-C50 on its 52nd mission blasted off at 3.41pm from the second launch pad at the spaceport, ISRO said.

PTI

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