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ISRO to Launch PSLV-C53 Today, Another Milestone in the Indian Space Industry

ISRO to Launch PSLV-C53 Today, Another Milestone in the Indian Space Industry
ISRO will launch PSLV C-53 Today

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), is all set to launch PSLV-C53 today from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota at 6.02.pm.
The launch vehicle will be carrying three satellites from Singapore. It is the second mission of the New Space India Limited (NSIL), a commercial arm of the ISRO.
It is the 55th mission of PSLV. Know the details here.

Satellites Launching in Space via PSLV-C53-

PSLV-C53 will carry three satellites from Singapore, and deploy all these three at the low earth orbit, at an altitude of 570 km measured from the equator.

These three satellites are-

 1. DS/EO- 365Kg, satellite from Singapore. Built by Starec Initiative, Republic of Korea. It carries an Electro-Optic, multi-spectral payload with 0.5 m resolution imaging capability.

 2. NeuSar- It is a 155 Kg satellite from Singapore. It carries a SAR payload and can provide images of day and night under all weather conditions.

 3. Scoob-1- 2.8Kg, Built by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. It is the first satellite of the student satellite series (S3-1).

First Time ISRO Stabilises Last Stage Engine PS4 in Orbit-

It is the first time that ISRO plans to stabilize the last stage engine PS4 of PSLV-C53. And it will probably orbit the Earth as a stabilized platform. 
Previously after the launch, they abandoned it.

Two Indian Space Startups Launching Their Payloads via PSLV-C53 -

PSLV Orbital Experimental Module (POEM) of PSLV-C53 will carry six payloads. Three are already in the satellites and two are from Indian Space Startups Digantara and Dhruva Space approved by IN-SPACe.

IN-SPACe is an autonomous agency that promotes, monitor, and authorize space activities of Non-Governmental Private Entities (NGPEs) in India.

It is the first time in India's space history that private space companies launching their payloads in space.
 

1. Dhruva Space- They are launching their payload Dhruva Space Satellite Orbital Deployer. The main objective of the startup is to provide full-stack space engineering solutions for commercial and military purposes.

 2. Digantara- Its Payload ROBust Integrating Proton Fluence Meter (ROBI) is the world's smallest digital space weather sensor. Its main objective is to provide safe and Sustainable space operations through its space situational awareness sensor network, platform, and data products.

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