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May 22, 2019
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India’s PSLV-C46 successfully launched RISAT-2B satellite from of Satish Dhawan
Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR,
PSLV-C46 lifted-off at 05:30 Hrs (IST) on May 22, 2019 from the First Launch Pad of
SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota.
PSLV-C46 was the 72nd launch vehicle mission from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota.
In this mission, the 'Core-Alone' configuration of PSLV was flown (without the use
of solid strap-on motors)
About 15 minutes and 30 seconds after lift-off,
RISAT-2B was injected into an orbit of 555 km at an inclination of 37 degree to the
RISAT-2B with a lift-off mass of 615 kg, is a radar imaging earth observation
The satellite is intended to provide services to Agriculture, Forestry and Disaster