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India PSLV-C20 Launch

Category: Aeronautics and Astronautics

Topic: Launches

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.

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