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Cartosat-3 Successfully Launched

Current context: ISRO has successfully launched the latest Earth observation satellite, Cartosat-3 on 27th Nov 19.
Cartosat-3 Successfully Launched  
  • The Cartosat-3 satellite was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
  • The satellite was carried out by the PSLV C-47 rocket along with 13 customer payloads belonging to a US space technology firm.
  • The 13 satellites are launched under a commercial agreement with the New Space India Limited (the commercial arm of the ISRO).
  • The Cartosat-3 is the most advanced and complex Earth observation satellite ever built by the ISRO.
  • With the successful launch of Cartosat-3, this became the 74th launch mission for the ISRO from Sriharikota.
  • Cartosat-3 is the 9th satellite of its class and is the 1st in the series of the third generation payloads.
  • It has an operational life of 5 years and has the capacity to generate 2000 MW power, using its solar panels.

Question: 

Q.1 The national space agency ISRO has recently launched the 3rd generation Earth observation satellite named? 
a. Robsat-3
b. PSLV-3
c. Cartosat-3
d. Cartbat-3
Cartosat-3 Successfully Launched Cartosat-3 Successfully Launched Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 27, 2019 Rating: 5

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