RISAT-1 launched

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PSLV C-19 lifts off carrying India's first indigenous radar imaging satellite RISAT-1 at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. Images from the 1,858 kg RISAT-1, the country's first microwave remote sensing satellite, has the capability to take images of the earth during day and night as well as in cloudy conditions and will facilitate agriculture and disaster management, according to a news agency. AP Photo/Arun Sankar K

PSLV C-19 lifts off carrying India's first indigenous radar imaging satellite RISAT-1 at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. Images from the 1,858 kg RISAT-1, the country's first microwave remote sensing satellite, has the capability to take images of the earth during day and night as well as in cloudy conditions and will facilitate agriculture and disaster management, according to a news agency. AP Photo/Arun Sankar K

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PSLV-C19 carrying India's First Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1) lifts-off from Satish Space Centre, in Sriharikota. UNI Photo

PSLV-C19 carrying India's First Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1) lifts-off from Satish Space Centre, in Sriharikota. UNI Photo

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PSLV C-19 lifts off carrying India's first indigenous radar imaging satellite RISAT-1 at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. Images from the 1,858 kg RISAT-1, the country's first microwave remote sensing satellite, has the capability to take images of the earth during day and night as well as in cloudy conditions and will facilitate agriculture and disaster management, according to a news agency. AP Photo/Arun Sankar K.

PSLV C-19 lifts off carrying India's first indigenous radar imaging satellite RISAT-1 at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. Images from the 1,858 kg RISAT-1, the country's first microwave remote sensing satellite, has the capability to take images of the earth during day and night as well as in cloudy conditions and will facilitate agriculture and disaster management, according to a news agency. AP Photo/Arun Sankar K.

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ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan addressing a press conference on the successful launch of the PSLV C-19, carrying the RISAT-1 satellite, from Satish Dhavan Space Center in Sriharikota. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar

ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan addressing a press conference on the successful launch of the PSLV C-19, carrying the RISAT-1 satellite, from Satish Dhavan Space Center in Sriharikota. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar

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PSLV C-19, carrying the RISAT-1 satellite takes off during its launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar

PSLV C-19, carrying the RISAT-1 satellite takes off during its launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar

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PSLV C-19, carrying the RISAT-1 satellite takes off during its launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar

PSLV C-19, carrying the RISAT-1 satellite takes off during its launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar

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Satellite director N Valarmathi addressing a press conference on the successful launch of the PSLV C-19, carrying the RISAT-1 satellite, from Satish Dhavan Space Center in Sriharikota. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar

Satellite director N Valarmathi addressing a press conference on the successful launch of the PSLV C-19, carrying the RISAT-1 satellite, from Satish Dhavan Space Center in Sriharikota. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar

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PSLV-C19 carrying India's First Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1) lifts-off from Satish Space Centre, in Sriharikota. (Agencies)

PSLV-C19 carrying India's First Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1) lifts-off from Satish Space Centre, in Sriharikota. (Agencies)

UPDATED ON APR 26, 2012 02:21 PM IST
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