ISRO launches RISAT-2B satellite

ISRO launches RISAT-2B satellite

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Sriharikota (AP), May 22 : The Indian Space Agency on Wednesday,using its trusted launch vehicle PSLV-C46, successfully launched the 300 kg RISAT-2B, an radar imaging earth observation satellite, that could sense or ‘observe’ earth in a special way from space day and night, rain or cloud.

After a 25-hour countdown, the home grown rocket lifted off majestically from the First Launch Pad as scheduled at 5.30am, under grey skies. UNI