ISRO successfully launches communication satellite CMS-01 through PSLV-C50

ISRO on Thursday launched the communication satellite CMS-01 through PSLV-C50. This is ISRO's second mission this year in the Corona era.

Yogita S.
Published on: 17 Dec 2020 11:17 AM GMT
ISRO successfully launches communication satellite CMS-01 through PSLV-C50
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New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has made history once again. ISRO on Thursday launched the communication satellite CMS-01 through PSLV-C50. This is ISRO's second mission this year in the Corona era.

For this, the 25-hour countdown from Satish Dhawan Special Center started on Wednesday afternoon. Launched at 3.40 pm on Thursday evening.

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Launch of PSLV C50

Explain that this will be the 52nd mission of PSLV. The communication satellite CMS-01 will be launched from the second launch pad of Sriharikota at 3.41 pm. CMS-01 is the 42nd communication satellite of ISRO. It will provide extended C-band services to the mainland of the country as well as the Andaman-Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands. Earlier on November 7, the ground monitoring satellite was launched through PSLV-C49.

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Telecommunication services will improve due to CMS-01 satellite. With its help, the picture quality of TV channels will improve and the government will get help during disaster management. The satellite will replace GSAT-2 telecommunications satellite launched in 2011. CMS-01 will provide services for the next seven years.

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The space agency already said, “CMS-01 will launch the Second Launch Pad (SLP) via PSLV-C50, the 52nd mission of PSLV, on 17 December. According to weather conditions, this launch will do at 15.41 hrs on December 17 at local time.

The PSLV-C50 PSLV has 22 flights with ‘XL’ configuration. ISRO stated that this is the 77th launch vehicle mission which is going to launch from SDSC SHAR of Sriharikota. ISRO stated that this communication satellite intended to provide service in the ‘Extended Sea Band’, covering the mainland of India, Andaman Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

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