PM congratulates Indian scientists over successful launch of RISAT-1

The PM Dr. Manmohan Singh heralded the successful launch of PSLV carrying RISAT-1 and preened the scientists linked with the project. India’s first indigenous all-weather Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1), whose images will facilitate agriculture and disaster management, was launched successfully on board the PSLV-C19 from Sriharikota in the early hours on April 26, 2012. It was the 20th consecutive successful launch of the PSLV, thus a vital milestone in India’s space programme and it demonstrates ISRO’s mastery of the complex launch vehicle technology.

More on RISAT-1:

http://www.gktoday.in/risat-1-all-set-for-launch-at-sriharikota/

http://www.gktoday.in/unique-radar-imaging-satellite-or-risat-1-ready-for-launch/

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