Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) team for the successful launch of PSLV-C47 carrying indigenous Cartosat-3 satellite and over a dozen nanosatellites.
“I heartily congratulate the entire @isro team on yet another successful launch of PSLV-C47 carrying indigenous Cartosat-3 satellite and over a dozen nano satellites of USA,” tweeted Narendra Modi.
“The advanced Cartosat-3 will augment our high resolution imaging capability. ISRO has once again made the nation proud!” he said in his subsequent tweet.
ISRO on Wednesday injected Cartosat-3 spacecraft and 13 commercial satellites successfully into their designated orbits.
“#PSLV-C47 successfully injects #Cartosat3 spacecraft into orbit,” tweeted the space agency.
“13 commercial satellites from USA successfully placed in their designated orbits #PSLVC47,” it said in its subsequent tweet.
“I am happy that PSLV-C47 injected precisely in the orbit with 13 other satellites. Cartosat-3 is highest resolution civilian satellite; We have 13 missions up to March- 6 large vehicle missions and 7 satellite missions,” said ISRO chief K Sivan.
ISRO on Wednesday launched PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 and 13 nanosatellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre here.
Cartosat-3 satellite is a third-generation agile advanced satellite having high-resolution imaging capability.