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ISRO to launch RS satellite

New Delhi, India

Indian Space Research Organisation will launch three satellites, including an advanced remote sensing satellite to study and manage natural resources, on April 20.

“Preparations for the launch of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C16) carrying Resourcesat-2 satellite are progressing well at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. In this mission, PSLV-C16 will launch Resourcesat-2, Youthsat and X-Sat satellites,” the space agency said.

“The Launch Authorisation Board scheduled to meet on April 16, 2011 will review the readiness of the launch vehicle, satellites and ground stations and authorise the launch of PSLV-C16/Resourcesat-2 mission,” ISRO said.

Source: Economic Times