India is set to launch its Resourcesat-2A imaging satellite on Wednesday morning via its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket. The ISRO launch, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, is scheduled for 10:24 India Standard Time (04:54 UTC) from the center’s First Launch Pad.
Wednesday’s launch, India’s seventh and final of 2016, caps what is already the country’s busiest year for space launches.
Including Wednesday’s, six of India’s launches this year were made by the workhorse PSLV rocket, with the seventh using the larger Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mk.II. Full Story