On November 26, the Indian Space Research Organization will launch the PSLV-C54/EOS-06 mission from Sriharikota Spaceport with Oceansat-3 and eight other nano satellites on board.
The national space agency announced that the launch is planned for Saturday at 11.46 am.
Asked about the passengers aboard the rocket, a senior ISRO official told PTI on Sunday: ‘EOS-06 (Oceansat-3) plus eight nano satellites (BhutanSat, ‘Anand’ from Pixxel, Thybolt two numbers from Dhruva Space and Astrocast – four numbers from Spaceflight USA).’
The Earth Observation Satellite-06 is the third-generation satellite in the Oceansat series. (Photo: Isro)
Oceansat-3 and eight other nanosatellites being integrated into PSLV launch fairing. (Photo: Isro)
The satellite will be deployed in the sun-synchronous orbit. (Photo: Isro)
The 44.4 meter rocket will launch with a lift-off mass of 321 tonnes with its primary satellite being the Earth Observation Satellite-6. (Photo: Isro)
This will be the 56th flight of the PSLV from India and the fifth and final launch of the vehicle in 2022. (Photo: Isro)