Category: Aeronautics and Astronautics
Event Format: Rocket Launch
Date: April 20, 2011
Location: Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota, IN
April 9, 2011 Update: The launch has been delayed from January 20, February 1, February 20, February 24 and March 20th but is now set for April 20.
Launch time: TBD
The Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) designated C16 will launch the Resourcesat-2, X-Sat, Youthsat satellites.
Resourcesat-2 is an Indian advanced remote sensing satellite and meant to replace Resourcesat-1. Resourcesat's images are used agricultural applications including vegetation dynamics, crop yield estimates as well as disaster management support.
Youthsat is a joint Indian-Russian micro satellite carrying two Indian payloads and one Russian payload and has participation from universities at graduate, postgraduate and research scholar level.
X-Sat is the first Singapore micro satellite and is a technology demonstration mission of the Centre for Research in Satellite Technologies (CREST).
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