ISRO Successfully Launches Earth Observation Satellite EOS-01

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday at 3.02 PM, launched its Earth Observation Satellite (EOS-01) along with nine international satellites on-board the launch vehicle PSLV-C49 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle in its 51st mission (PSLV-C49), launched EOS-01 as its primary satellite along with nine international customer satellites. EOS-01 is an earth observation satellite intended for applications in agriculture, forestry and disaster management support, while the customer satellites are being launched under a commercial agreement with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), Department of Space.

With the launch, ISRO’s foreign satellite launches touched the 328-mark since 1999 when the Indian Space Research Organisation launched its first foreign satellites – South Korean Kitsat-3 and Germany’s DLR-Tubsat.