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ISRO Successfully Launches Military Satellite In First Mission Of 2019

28 January 2019
SPACE reported that India launched its first rocket of 2019 on Thursday, “lifting two payloads into orbit: a military imaging satellite and a student-built orbital laboratory.” The ISRO Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) launched from India’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre. The launch was the “first time this rocket was used in conjunction with two strap-on boosters.” The rocket’s main payload deployed, followed by the fourth stage and the Kalamsat-V2 cubesat laboratory. The project will measure the “performance of student-designed communications, electronics and solar panels.” India plans to launch the next PSLV in February. (Image: Rocket lifts off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Credit: Associated Press–©)
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