India successfully launches Earth Observation Satellite EOS-01
- India’s workhorse rocket PSLV-C49 has successfully launched India’s latest Earth Observation Satellite EOS-01 and placed into its intended orbit.
- In a copybook style mission, the launch vehicle also put 9 other customer satellites into space.
- In just under 15.5 minutes since the ignition of the rocket, the primary satellite EOS-01 was deployed in 575 kilometer orbit.
- ISRO chief Dr K Sivan congratulated the scientists, engineers and technicians involved in the mission.