India to launch radar imaging satellite ‘RISAT-2B’ on May 22
Sriharikota : India will launch the nation’s latest radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2B on May 22, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said on Saturday.
According to the space agency, the satellite will be lifted off by the workhorse rocket PSLV-C46 from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre here at 5.27 AM on 22nd of this month.
🇮🇳#ISROmissions 🇮🇳#PSLV-C46 set to launch #RISAT-2B from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 0527 Hrs IST on May 22, 2019, subject to weather conditions.
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— ISRO (@isro) May 11, 2019
The RISAT-2B will be placed in an orbit of 555 km from the earth, ISRO said.