ISRO’s Cartosat-2C Satellite provided crucial imagery for the surgical strike.
Another Cartosat-2 Series satellite is likely to be launched in June 2017. Cartosat 2E will be launched on June 23, 2017.
This will be the seventh in the series. It will be launched by ISRO’s trusted workhorse, the PSLV-C38.
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The mission’s primary objective is to provide high-resolution, scene-specific spot imagery.
Apart from taking pictures, it can also record videos from the sky.
The imageries and videos would be helpful in a wide range of activities, including military and civil planning.