As per science field report, the new upcoming Remote Sensing Satellite, Risat-1 that will be launched this month will now under full control and monitor by the new ISRO at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, a senior official of spice agency said.
Source says, this new modern spy satellite has larger area to accommodate as many as space scientists and other VIPs.
This high imaging capability satellite is likely to be used for defence purposes, delivering high resolution and microwave imaging, that also help in disaster prediction and agriculture forestry.
India, the world’s largest Spy Satellites constellation providing country is go one step forward with a strong efforts to be the King of Space satellites field by launching its heaviest microwave remote sensing satellite Risat-1.
Its each part is made in India, thast why known as India’s first remote satellite, will deliver micro images in all weather condition whether day and night.
Risat-1 has powered by upgraded variant of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket, called PSLV-XL. However scientists are waiting to be installed rocket into satellite as this work is completed; further testing process over the entire Risat-1 system would proceed.
Talking with reporters, S Satish, director of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), said, “The second mission control centre was inaugurated by President Pratibha Patil this January. The forthcoming rocket launch would be controlled and monitored from the new mission control centre. The rocket will fly off the first launch pad.”
There is no definite detail over the exact launch date, but Risat-1 will launch within 12-14 days after all the tests is followed, it may be set from April 25-30.