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PSLV launches radar imaging satellite
Posted: Sun, Dec 15, 2019, 7:30 AM ET (1230 GMT)
India launched a radar imaging satellite and several smallsats early Wednesday. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 4:55 a.m. Eastern, the second PSLV launch in as many weeks. The rocket placed into orbit its primary payload, the RISAT-2BR1 radar imaging satellite, as well as nine secondary payloads. Those secondary payloads included four smallsats for Spire and a radar imaging microsatellite for Japanese company iQPS.
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