PSLV-C39 carrying IRNSS-1H series satellite to be launched today

The PSLV will launch IRNSS-1H, the eighth satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System, into a Sub-Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit.

Published: 31st August 2017 08:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st September 2017 11:39 AM   |  A+A-

Hoisting of Nozzel End Segment of PSLV-C39 Core Stage during Vehicle Integration. (Official website of ISRO)

By ANI

SRIHARIKOTA (ANDHRA PRADESH): The countdown begins as the PSLV-C39 carrying 1425 Kg IRNSS-1H series satellite for navigation-related applications is all set to get launched at Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota today.

The PSLV will launch IRNSS-1H, the eighth satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), into a Sub-Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (Sub-GTO).

The launch will take place from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR.

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PSLV-C39, like the previous six launches of IRNSS satellites, will use the 'XL' version of the PSLV equipped with six strap-ons, each carrying 12 tonnes of propellant.

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