CARTOSAT-3 launch Highlights: ISRO’s PSLV-C47 rocket successfully launches next gen Earth observation satellite

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New Delhi | Updated:Nov 27, 2019 10:26:45 am

Cartosat 3 launch Highlights: CARTOSAT-3 satellite is being launched in order to address the increase in user's demands for large scale urban planning, use of coastal lands, rural resource and infrastructure development and land cover.

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Cartosat 3 launch Highlights: ISRO’s CARTOSAT 3 satellite was successfully launched from India’s spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday. CARTOSAT-3 is ISRO’s third-generation satellite having high-resolution imaging capability. The satellite was launched at 0928 hrs IST on PSLV-C47 rocket along 13 other commercial nanosatellites from the US into Sun Synchronous orbit from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota. Through the launch, CARTOSAT-3 satellite will be placed in a 509-km far away orbit at an inclination of 97.5 degree. With 6 solid strap-on motors, PSLV-C47 is the 21st flight of PSLV in ‘XL’ configuration. This mission is ISRO’s 74th launch mission that will take place from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

The CARTOSAT-3 satellite was launched in order to address the increase in user’s demands for large scale urban planning, use of coastal lands, rural resource and infrastructure development and land cover. The launch, scheduled for November 27, will be ISRO’s first mission following the launch of Chandrayaan-2 on July 22.

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ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch Highlights

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    10:02 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: ISRO has 13 missions till March, 2020, says K Sivan

    After successful launch of Cartosat 3, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K Sivan said that the space agency's hands were full. He said that as many as 13 missions are lined up till March 2020. Sivan revealed that out of these 13 missions, six will be 'launch vehicle' mission, and seven will be satellite mission.

    10:00 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: All satellites in their intended orbit
    09:59 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: ISRO chief K Sivan declares mission a success

    Addressing scientists and gathering of public at ISRO mission centre, ISRO chief K Sivan said the mission to launch CARTOSAT 3 satellite and 13 other nanosatellite is a success. He congratulated ISRO scientists and acknowledged all those who contributed in the mission.  

    09:56 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Mission accomplished!

    Mission accomplished! ISRO has successfully completed the mission to launch CARTOSAT 3 satellite and 13 American nano-satellite. Hand shakes are taking place at ISRO's mission control. 

    09:55 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: All 13 nano-satellites separated

    ISRO has succcessfully separated all 13 American nano-satellites which were being carried with CARTOSAT 3.  

    09:54 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Watch PSLV rocket's lift off
    09:52 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Process to separate 13 nano-satellites initiated

    ISRO has inititated the  processs to separate 13 nano-satellites launched with CARTOSAT 3 has been initiated.

    09:49 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: ISRO says mission successful

    ISRO mission control announced that the mission to launch CARTOSAT 3 satellite has been successful.

    09:44 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Satellite crosses 500 KM altitude

    ISRO's satellite CARTOSAT 3 has crossed 500 KM altitude. The satellites shall be placed in a Sun Synchronous orbit with 97.5-degree inclination.

    09:40 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Lift off image
    09:37 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: 3rd stage complete

    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch's  3rd stage is now complete. Fourth stage has started. satellite is heading towards its intended orbit of over 500 KM altitutde.

    09:36 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: PSLV crosses 400 KM altitude

    PSLV rocket carrying ISRO's CARTOSAT 3 satellite has crossed towards 400 KM altitude.

    09:34 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: 3rd stage performance normal

    ISRO mission control announced that third stage performance of the launch is normal. PSLV has to place CARTOSAT 3 satellite at an altitude of over 500 KM.

    09:33 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: PSLV crosses 200 KM altitude

    PSLV rocket carrying ISRO's CARTOSAT 3 satellite has crossed 200 KM altitude. Second stage is complete. Third stage commences. 

    09:31 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: 1st stage is complete

    1st stage of CARTOSATE 3 launch is complete, second stage commences. Heat sheild is separated.

    09:30 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: PSLV carries satellite towards its orbit

    After thye noraml lift off, PSLV rocket is carrying the satellite towards its orbit. 1st stage is complete, second stage commences.

    09:28 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Lift off commences

    ISRO CARTOSAT-3  launch on PSLV engine lift off now. PSLV is heading skywards.

    09:27 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Launch seconds away

    ISRO CARTOSAT-3  launch on PSLV engine is moments away now. ISRO process is now in its last leg.

    09:24 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Milind Kulshreshtha on ISRO

    Expert Milind Kulshreshtha says, “ISROs space programmes have been highly application-specific and have given national-level benefits. Today, India operates one of the largest constellations of Remote Sensing space-based imaging satellites. Indian first launched remote sensing satellite launched in 1988 with Cartosat-1,  followed by 2, 2A, 2B satellites and Cartosat-3 satellite is the third generation advanced satellite having higher resolution imaging capability. The last of Cartosat-2 Series satellite weighing 710kg was launched by PSLV-C40 last January."

    09:22 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: 5 minutes to go for ISRO launch

    Finanl countdown has begun as five minutes remaining before the launch of ISRO' Cartosat-3 satellite

    09:15 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Automatic Launch Sequence begins

    ISRO has begun the Automatic Launch Sequence (ALS) for the launch of  CARTOSAT-3 which will be lifted off at 9.28 am

    09:14 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Authorisation by ISRO mission director

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) mission Director and Vehicle Director have authorised the launch of CARTOSAT-3.

    09:11 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: PSLV is a success story

    Since its first launch in 1994, PSLV has proven itself with numerous successful mission launches and have been the workhorse of ISRO, including the launch of Chandrayaan-1(2008) and Mars Orbiter (2013) launch.

    09:08 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: All about ISRO's PSLV vehicle

    Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) series rockets are the third generation launch vehicle of ISRO. These are first launch vehicle of ISRO to be equipped with liquid stages. PSLV was first launched in 1994. It has proven itself with numerous successful mission launches such as Chandrayaan-1(2008) and Mars Orbiter (2013) launch.

    PSLV has three variants and PSLV XL version is the 44m tall rocket with six solid strap-on motors and capable of carrying 320tonnes as lift-off mass. PSLV-C47 shall launch the Cartosat-3 along with 13 commercial nano-satellites into Sun Synchronous orbit from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), Sriharikota.

    09:05 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: ISRO's 5th launch this year

    CARTOSAT-3's luanch on PSLV-C47 will be ISRO's fifth launch this year.  This is CARTOSAT series' 8th launch after  Cartosat-1, Cartosat-2, Cartosat-2A, Cartosat-2B, Cartosat-2C, Cartosat-2D and Cartosat-2E.

    09:01 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Journey of PSLV-C47
    08:57 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Where to watch

    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch is being telecast live on Doordrashan. Its live webcast is also available on ISRO website and ISRO's Facebook, YouTube and Twitter channels. You can catch all the action live with Financial Express Online. 

    08:52 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: 13 American nano-satellites also to be launched
    08:46 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    ISRO CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Expert on satellite launch

    Milind Kulshreshtha, C4I expert, explains “The satellites shall be placed in a Sun Synchronous orbit at 509 km altitude with 97.5-degree inclination. The Sun-synchronous orbits are polar orbits utilised by satellites aimed at Earth focussed studies like Earth observation, weather forecasting etc. as in this arrangement the ground, as seen by the satellite sensors, is continuously illuminated by the Sun.”

    08:36 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: Know about ISRO’s next generation Earth observation satellite

    The PSLV-C47 launch carrying Cartosat-3 launch by ISRO is expected to give an impetus to cartographic applications, urban and rural applications, coastal land use, utility management, water distribution, land maps, Land Information System (LIS) as well as Geographical Information System (GIS) applications for use by various Organisations. Read More

    08:35 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: ISRO chief reveals details of Chandrayaan-2

    Ahead of Cartosat 3 launch, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan revealed that Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter was doing well and sending a lot of information about the Moon. Lander 'Vikram' from Chandrayaan-2 had crashlanded while attempting a soft landing on the lunar surface on September 7.

    08:26 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: One hour to go

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has stated that propellant filling of second stage (PS2) of PSLV-C47 completed. One hour to go for the launch of Cartosat-3.

    08:21 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    CARTOSAT-3 launch LIVE: ISRO Chief K Sivan offers prayers

    Ahead of CARTOSAT-3 launch, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan on Tuesday offered prayers at this famous hill shrine. Sivan offered prayers to the presiding deity of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala. Later, speaking to reporters here, Sivan said Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter was doing well and sending a lot of information about the Moon. Lander 'Vikram' from Chandrayaan-2 had crashlanded while attempting a soft landing on the lunar surface on September 7.

    08:09 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    Cartosat 3 launch live: Cartosat 3 launch date was scheduled

    Earlier, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had rescheduled the launch date of Cartosat-3 along with 13 commercial nano satellites. Initially, the launch from second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota was fixed on November 25 at 09:28 hrs. However, later the launch date of Cartosat-3 was shifted to November 27.

    07:49 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    Cartosat 3 launch live: What happened to Chandrayaan-2

    While the Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter continues to revolve around the moon, the lander 'Vikram' and rover 'Pragyan' were rendered non-functional after a hard-landing on the lunar surface on September 7

    07:48 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    Cartosat 3 launch live: ISRO's first mission since Chandrayaan-2

    The launch of CARTOSAT-3 and 13 other commercial nano satellites comes four months after ISRO's moon mission Chandrayaan-2 that took place on July 22. It was a heartbreak for ISRO as the space agency couldn't manage to do a soft landing on the moon.

    07:37 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    Cartosat 3 launch live: Cartosat 3 satellites

    The 13 nano-satellites that will be launched along with Cartosat 3 are 12 FLOCK-4P. These 12 satellites have the mission objective of earth observation. There will be one satellite named MESHBED. Its objective is communication test bed.

    07:32 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    Cartosat 3 launch live: US banks on ISRO

    Along with Cartosat 3, there will be 13 commercial nano satellites from the US. These nano satellites are being carried as part of the commercial arrangement with NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL), Department of Space.

    07:27 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    Cartosat 3 launch live: Cartosat 3 uses

    CARTOSAT-3 satellite of ISRO will help address the increase in user's demands for use of coastal lands, large scale urban planning, infrastructure development and land cover and rural resource.

    07:24 (IST)27 Nov 2019
    Cartosat 3 launch live: ISRO's Cartosat 3 features

    According to ISRO, CARTOSAT-3 is an earth imaging and mapping satellite. It is the third generation agile advanced satellite. CARTOSAT-3 has the high resolution imaging capability. It has and overall mass of 1,625 kg.

    The CARTOSAT-3 satellite is considered to be Cartosat series' imaging satellite with the highest resolution and Mx of 1 metre, a major improvement from its series' earlier payloads. It has 60 per cent lesser weight in comparison to Cartosat-2. Other satellites in the Cartosat series are Cartosat-1, Cartosat-2, Cartosat-2A, Cartosat-2B, Cartosat-2C, Cartosat-2D, Cartosat-2E.
    Catch all the Highlights, news and update of ISRO's CARTOSAT 3 launch with Financial Express Online:
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