Earth observation satellite EOS-01 successfully launched by Isro
Isro's EOS-01 launch: The Indian Space Research Organisation has successfully launched the earth observation satellite, EOS-01, onboard the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). The EOS-01 satellite was launched at 3:12 pm from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
The satellite was launched as the primary satellite along with nine international customer satellites onboard the PSLV-C49. The launch of EOS-01 was PSLV's 51st mission (PSLV-C49).
The satellite was scheduled to be launched at 3:02 pm but the mission director authorized the launch of PSLV-C49 at 15:12 hours i.e., 3:12 pm due to bad weather. The countdown for the launch of the EOS-01 started on Friday.