/ Activities /
Jan 24, 2019
Back to ISRO
India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C44) successfully
injected Microsat-R and Kalamsat-V2 satellites into their designated orbits.
The PSLV-C44 lifted off at 23:37 Hrs (IST) on January 24, 2019
from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota in its
About 13 minutes 26 seconds after lift-off,
Microsat-R, an imaging satellite was successfully injected into intended orbit of
Subsequently, the fourth stage (PS4) of the vehicle was moved to
a higher circular orbit of 443 km after two restarts of the stage, to establish an
orbital platform for carrying out experiments. Kalamsat-V2, a student payload, first
to use PS4 as an orbital platform.