The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Thursday afternoon launched the country’s 42nd communications satellite CMS-01. Iroro has also not been affected by an epidemic like the corona virus. At 15:41 pm on Thursday, PSLV-50, with satellite CMS-01, flew from the second launch pad of SAR range at Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota at 15:41 pm on Thursday.
The communication satellite CMS-01 is designed to provide service in the ‘extended sea band’, covering the Indian mainland, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Lakshadweep islands. CMS-01 is India’s 42nd communications satellite.
This is the first in a new series of communication satellites by India after the GSET and INSET series. The new satellite will help the country’s communication network, e-learning, tele-medicine and disaster management services. ISRO says the satellite will have a lifespan of seven years.
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After the inauguration, Dr.K.K. “I am delighted to announce that PSLV C-50 has successfully injected CMS-01 into a specific sub-GTO orbit,” said Shivan. The satellite is working very well and I have learned that solar panels have been deployed. The satellite will go into geo-synchronous orbit in the next 4 days. This success is due to the hard work of Team ISRO. They have worked very safely during the epidemic, at least with employees. ”
At the same time, on November 7, PSLV successfully launched EOS-01 and nine international satellites from Sriharikota.