Apr 04, 2014
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Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its twenty sixth flight (PSLV-C24), launches IRNSS-1B, the second satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS). The launch took place from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. PSLV-C24 used ‘XL’ version of PSLV. This is the sixth time ‘XL’ configuration is being flown, earlier five being PSLV-C11/Chandrayaan-1, PSLV-C17/GSAT-12, PSLV-C19/RISAT-1, PSLV-C22/IRNSS-1A and PSLV-C25/Mars Orbiter Spacecraft missions.