ISRO launches PSLVC45 carrying EMISAT & 28 others from Sriharikota
ISRO launched a new variant of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from Sriharikota. It carried electronic intelligence satellite, Emisat for DRDO & 28 other third-party satellites. The rocket would eject the 436 kg Emisat into a 749 km orbit about 17 minutes after take-off. After putting the Emisat into orbit, the rocket will be brought down to put the 28 foreign satellites. The whole mission will take about 180 minutes from the rocket’s lift off time of 9.27 a.m.