According to ISRO, Cartoset-3 will be placed in orbit with an inclination of 97.5 degrees, 509 kilometers away in space.
New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is going to launch three surveillance satellites to monitor India’s borders from space. One of these satellite Cartoset-3 will be launched on 25 November. While the remaining two satellites will be launched in December. According to ISRO, Cartoset-3 will be placed in orbit with an inclination of 97.5 degrees in space 509 kilometers away.
According to ISRO, the PSLV C-47 will be launched from Sriharikota on November 25 at 9.28 am which will carry the third generation Earth-imaging satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial satellites in the US.
Features of Cartosat-3
According to ISRO, Cartosat-3 is much advanced than the earlier satellite. It can detect the difference of passage of two objects at a distance of 25 cm on the ground.