Countdown starts for India’s rocket launch


Chennai, Sep 24: India’s weather satellite SCATSAT-1 and seven other satellites – five foreign and two domestic – with its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket are set to launch on 26 September in the morning hours.

All the decks have been cleared for the launch, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

The ISRO informed, the Mission Readiness Review (MRR) committee and Launch Authorisation Board (LAB) have cleared the 48 and-half-hour countdown of PSLV/SCATSAT-1 Mission to start on September 24.

The countdown would embark at 8.42 a.m. on Saturday while the rocket would blast off from the launch pad with eight satellites on September 26 at 9.12 a.m.

Wefornews Bureau


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