Category: Aeronautics and Astronautics
Event Format: Rocket Launch
Date: February 25, 2013
Location: Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota, IN
After completing a mission readiness meeting the Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO) have set the launch day for the Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C20.
SARAL short for Satellite with ARgos & ALtika is a collaboration between France and India designed for environment monitoring. On a platform developed by the indian space agency are two independent payloads, ARGOS-3 and AltiKa (+DORIS, +LRA).
The rocket will also carry secondary payloads including are the Canadian satellites NEOSSat, Sapphire and CanX-3a and CanX-3b.
Delayed from February 18, 22.
Web Site Address: http://www.isro.org/