The News Scroll 04 March 2020  Last Updated at 4:08 pm | Source: PTI

ISRO postpones launch of top notch imagery satellite

ISRO postpones launch of top notch imagery satellite
Bengaluru, Mar 4 (PTI) Indian Space Research Organisation on Wednesday postponed the launch of its latest earth observation satellite ''GISAT-1'' scheduled for tomorrow due to technical reasons.

"The launch of GISAT-1 onboard GSLV-F10, planned for March 05, 2020, is postponed due to technical reasons. Revised launch date will be informed in due course," ISRO said in a statement. The space agency, headquartered here, however, did not elaborate. The launch was earlier tentatively scheduled at 17:43 hours on Thursday, subject to weather conditions, from the second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

Weighing about 2,268 kg, GISAT-1 is a "state-of-the- art agile" earth observation satellite, according to the space agency. PTI KSU RS VGN SS SS

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