PSLV-C7 successfully lifts off

via HK published on January 10, 2007

SRIHARIKOTA, AP: The PSLV-C7, carrying four satellites, lifted off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here.

The 44.5 metre tall 295 tonne PSLV-C7 lifted off from the launch pad at 9.24 am.

It was a perfect launch with all parameters working perfectly, scientists at the control room of the launch pad announced amongst cheers.

The PSLV-C7 is carrying the 680 kg Indian remote sensing satellite Cartosat-2, the 550 kg Space Capsule Recovery Equipment (SRE-1), Indonesia’s Lapan-Tubsat and Argentina’s six kg nanosatellite and Pehuensat-1.

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