[ Live ] ISRO PSLV-C35 SCATSAT-1 Mission Details: 2 Different Orbits, 8 Satellites Launch Mission

Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO ) to launch on September 26th, 2016 what is to be the world's longest space satellite launch mission that will lasts around 2 hours .

Normal ISRO Satellite Launch Mission take place for ~20 - 40 minutes

ISRO PSLV-C35/SCATSAT-1 Mission duration will be around 1.30 - 2 hours

Live Update :

- First Satellite which is SCATSAT-1 successfully launched into its orbit .

- 7 Other satellites are said to be separated between 11.25 and 11.28 AM IST

- ISRO Chairman will address after the completion of the Mission from SDSC - SHAR

SCATSAT-1 Mission Video :


ISRO started 48 and half hr countdown of PSLV-C35/SCATSAT-1 Mission authorised by MRR ( Mission Readiness Review ) and Launch Authorisation Board ( LAB ) .

ISRO made a record by successfully launching 20 satellites in a single mission this year on June 22, 2016 .

Now with September 26th launch, ISRO will make another record by launching satellites into two different orbits on a single mission which has never been tried by any Space Research Organisations like NASA, ESA .

Mission Details :

Date : September 26, 2016, Monday

Launch Time : 09.12 AM

Launch Location : Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh ( Satish Dhawan Space Centre )

Countdown  : Sep 24, 2016 . 09.12 hr IST

Number of Satellites : 08

     Number of Foreign Satellite : 05

     Number of Domestic : 03

Launch Vehicle : PSLV ( Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle ) Rocket


On the mission, SCATSAT-1 with its weight of 377 Kgs will be launched for the study of ocean and weather .

PSLV-C35 will place the SCATSAT-1 satellite at Polar Sun Synchronous Orbit ( SSO ) of 720 Km while all other 7 satellites will be launched into the 670 Km polar orbit .

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Name of countries launching their satellites by ISRO PSLV-C35 SCATSAT-1 Mission includes Algeria, Canada & USA .

What's your thoughts on this ? Isn't it an achievement by Indian Space Scientists . Do share with us via comments .

Source - ISRO

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