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Isro launches 37th Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle for ocean and weather studies

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Sriharikota: India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its thirty-seventh flight (PSLV-C35), launched the 371 kg SCATSAT-1 for ocean and weather related studies and seven co-passenger satellites into polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO) on Monday.

Co-passenger satellites are from Algeria, Canada and USA as well as two satellites from Indian Universities or Academic Institute.

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SCATSAT-1 will be placed into a 730 km Polar SSO whereas; the two Universities or Academic Institute Satellites and the five foreign satellites will be placed into a 689 km polar orbit, read the ISRO website.

This is the first mission of PSLV in which it is launching its payloads into two different orbits.

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