ISRO launched most powerful indigenous rocket Cartosat-2


Guwahati/ 24th June’2017 (Prag News Desk): Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched most powerful indigenous rocket Cartosat-2 series satellite carried by India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C38) on Friday around 9:20 am.

Recently ISRO launch of GSLV Mk III last June.

Cartosat-2 a satellite weight of 714 kg is an earth observation satellite provides high-resolution scene-specific spot imagery providing data in various scales.

Cartosat-2 consists of 30 Nanosatellites from Austria, Belgium, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, the United Kingdom and the United States of America along with one Nanosatellite from India.

Cartosat-2E specialization is to capture a panchromatic

Camera to take black & picture of the earth. Usually in the past India used to buy that picture with Rs 2 crores.

This satellite will help to monitor the road network and water way and also will bring out the view of geographical and manmade features and Land Information System (LIS) and Geographical Information System (GIS) applications.


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