India to launch Cartosat-3 satellite in October-November

Published: Aug 26, 2019, 14:14 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Chennai

An earth observation or remote sensing satellite, Cartosat-3 is an advanced version with better spatial and spectral characteristics as compared to the Cartosat-2 series satellites

K. Sivan in a photo tweeted by news agency IANS
K. Sivan in a photo tweeted by news agency IANS

Chennai: K.Sivan, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday said that India will launch its advanced cartography satellite, Cartosat-3, towards the end of October or early November.

"The next launch will be cartography satellite Cartosat-3. The launch will be towards the end of October or early November this year," Sivan told news agency IANS. He said Cartosat-3 will be launched using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket.

An earth observation or remote sensing satellite, Cartosat-3 is an advanced version with better spatial and spectral characteristics as compared to the Cartosat-2 series satellites. It is said that Cartosat-3 will also have strategic applications with better pictures.

Edited by mid-day online desk with inputs from IANS

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