ISRO has achieved another significant success after the triumphant launch of Chandrayaan-3. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched PSLV-C56, carrying 7 satellites, from Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) Sriharikota at 6.30 am on Sunday, July 30. It’s worth mentioning that this achievement comes shortly after the success of Chandrayaan-3. ISRO stated that the mission was a success. On the occasion of the launch, ISRO Chief S Somnath expressed congratulations, confirming that PSLV-C56 had successfully entered its orbit with 7 satellites, including the primary satellite DS-SAR.
ISRO’s Latest Success: Triumphant Launch of PSLV-C56 with 7 Satellites
The mission carried Singapore’s DS-SRA satellite and six other satellites. ISRO informed that this mission was executed following the successful launch of PSLV-C / Teleo-2 in April. DS-SRA is a radar earth mapping satellite and serves as the primary satellite of PSLV-C56. It has been positioned in Earth’s orbit. Additionally, this commercial mission, handled by NewSpace India Limited, deployed six more satellites into Earth’s orbit. New Space India Limited operates as a commercial unit of ISRO and serves the satellite requirements of different agencies of the Singaporean Government.
Notably, Chandrayaan-3 achieved success on July 14, marking a historic milestone for ISRO. The PSLV-C56 launch is the 58th flight of PSLV and the 17th flight of the rocket in the core configuration. It’s important to mention that ISRO successfully completed the process of raising Chandrayaan-3 into the lunar orbit during this mission.