ISRO Launched 2 British Earth Observation Satellites Onboard PSLV-C42


Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched PSLV C 42 with two British earth observation satellites NovaSAR and S1-4 in precision from the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
The satellites were put into sun-synchronous orbit just over 17 minutes after liftoff from the first launch pad. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated ISRO scientists for the successful launch of 2 UK satellites.

Source- News on Air

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018- 

  • Chairman of ISRO: Dr. K Sivan.
  • Headquarters of ISRO- Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • PSLV stands for Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle.