Bengaluru: In news that makes our hearts swell with pride, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will resume its rocket launch activity for this year on November 7.

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C49 (PSLV C49) will be carrying an earth observation satellite for the country and other foreign payloads.


As reported by a popular website, the PSLV C49 will lift off from the first launch pad at India's rocket port in Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota at about 3 pm on the day mentioned, carrying EOS-01 and other commercial satellites.

"India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle in its 51st mission (PSLV-C49), will launch EOS-01 as primary satellite along with nine international customer satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota," a press release by ISRO said.

A note on EOS-01

EOS-01 is an earth observation satellite intended for applications in agriculture, forestry and disaster management support.

A note on the customer satellites: 

The customer satellites are being launched under commercial agreement with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), Department of Space, it said.

However, it should be noted that due to the Covid-19 related restrictions, the launch viewing gallery of the rocket port will be closed during the launch.