Launch of GISAT-1 postponed due to technical reasons:ISRO
The Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) has said that the launch of GISAT-1 planned for March 5,has been postponed due to technical reasons.
The launch of GISAT-1 onboard GSLV-F10,planned for March 05,2020 is postponed due to technical reasons.Revised launch date will be informed in due course,"the ISRO said in a tweet.
The ISRO had siad that the GSLV-F10 will launch geo imaging satellite,GISAT-1,from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on March 5.
Weighing about 2,275kg,GISAT-1 is a state of the art agile Earth observation satellite that will be placed in a 'geosynchronous transfer orbit' by GSLV-F10.
Operating from geostationary orbit,GISAT-1 will facilitate near real-time observation of the Indian subcontinent,under cloud-free conditions,at frequent intervals,the ISRO has said.