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PSLV-C39 carrying IRNSS-1H series satellite to be launched on Aug 31

PSLV-C39 carrying IRNSS-1H series satellite to be launched on Aug 31

New Delhi : PSLV-C39 carrying 1425 Kg IRNSS-1H series satellite for navigation related applications to be launched from Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota on August 31.

The PSLV will launch IRNSS-1H, the eighth satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) into a Sub-Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (Sub-GTO).

The launch will take place from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR.

As in the previous six launches of IRNSS satellites, PSLV-C39 will use ‘XL’ version of PSLV equipped with six strap-ons, each carrying 12 tons of propellant. (ANI)