Nellore: Communication satellite CMS-01 onboard the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C50) is scheduled from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR in Sriharikota on December 17, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) mentioned on Friday (December 11).
“PSLV-C50, which is the 52nd mission of PSLV, will launch CMS-01 from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. The launch is tentatively scheduled at 15:41 Hrs IST on December 17, 2020, subject to weather conditions,” the house company mentioned.
The CMS-01 is India’s 42nd Communication Satellite envisaged to offer providers within the Extended-C Band of the frequency spectrum whose protection will embody the Indian mainland, Andaman-Nicobar, and Lakshadweep Islands. This will be the 77th launch car mission from SDSC SHAR in Sriharikota.PSLV-C50 is the 22nd flight of PSLV in `XL` configuration (with 6 strap-on motors).
PSLV-C50 is scheduled to launch CMS-01, a communication satellite on December 17, 2020 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR
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