SRIHARIKOTA: ISRO's trusted polar satellite launch vehicle carrying the space agency's latest communication satellite CMS-01 lifted off from the spaceport here on Thursday.
The satellite is envisaged for providing services in Extended-C Band of the frequency spectrum covering India, Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands.
As the 25-hour countdown, which began on Wednesday at 2.41 hours, concluded, the launch vehicle PSLV-C50 on its 52nd mission blasted off at 3.41pm from the second launch pad at the spaceport, ISRO said. The CMS-01 successfully separated from fourth stage of PSLVC-50 and injected into orbit at 4:10PM as per the latest update.
AP CM YS jagan congratulates ISRO scientists
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Sri YS Jagan Mohan Reddy congratulated ISRO scientists for the successful launch of PSLV- C 50. He wished the ISRO team success in all future endeavours.