ISRO PSLV-C47 Mission to Launch Cartosat-3 Postponed

ISRO PSLV-C47 mission was initially supposed to be launched on 25 November 2019 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota

The ISRO PSLV-C47 mission launch, supposed which was supposed to take place initially on Monday 25 November 2019 has been postponed to 27 November 2019 9:28 am IST. The Indian Space Research Organisation has confirmed the latest development through a tweet.

“The launch of PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 scheduled on November 25, 2019 at 0928 hrs is rescheduled to launch on November 27, 2019 at 0928 hrs from Second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikot,” says a tweet from the official account of ISRO.

However, viewers currently still have the option to add co-visitors details and print the registration pass. Those who have successfully registered can print their passes by providing ID type and number or the registration number to get their online registration passes.

While the online registrations for visitors to watch the launch from the Launch View Gallery in Sriharikota has been concluded, there is no information on what viewers who have already received their registration pass for 25 November must do.

ISRO says that it will update viewers with the latest information. The PSLV-C47 mission to launch the Cartosat-3 satellite will be the 21st flight of India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle in ‘XL’ configuration (with 6 solid strap-on motors).

PSLV-C47 will also carry 13 commercial nano-satellites from United States of America as part of a commercial arrangement with New Space India Limited (NSIL), Department of Space. Some of the benefits of this mission would be weather mapping, cartography or army defence, and strategic applications.

Cartosat-3 satellite is a third generation agile advanced satellite having high resolution imaging capability.  The satellite will be placed in an orbit of 509 km at an inclination of 97.5 degree, says ISRO.

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