Consider the following statements about the recently launched GSAT-15 satellite of India:
1. GSAT -15 is a remote sensing satellite.
2. It was launched by using PSLV C23 vehicle.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
[C]Both 1 and 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2
Neither 1 nor 2
GSAT-15, India’s communication satellite, was launched successfully by the European Ariane 5 VA-227 launch Vehicle on November 11. The 3164 kg GSAT-15 carries communication transponders in Ku-band as well as a GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) payload operating in L1 and L5 bands. GSAT-15 will be positioned at 93.5 deg East longitude in the geostationary orbit along with the operational INSAT-3A and INSAT-4B satellites.