ISRO said on Thursday that the PSLV-C53/DS-EO mission has been successfully completed.

ISRO added that the launch was scheduled for 6pm from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space, Sriharikota.

The countdown to 25 hours before launch begins Wednesday at 5 p.m.

PSLV-C53 is the second dedicated commercial mission for NewSpace India Limited (NSIL). It was designed to orbit the DS-EO satellite with two other co-pilot satellites from Singapore.

This is PSLV’s 55th mission and the 15th mission using the PSLV- Alone variant. This was the 16th PSLV launch from the second launch pad.

The mission proposes to demonstrate the use of a launch vehicle’s spent upper stage as a stable platform for science payloads after satellite separation.

Aerospace technology startup Digantara said the ROBI (ROBust Integrating Proton Flowmeter), designed by it as the “world’s first commercial space-based space weather system”, was also launched on ISRO’s PSLV-C53 mission.

With the launch of the world’s smallest digital space weather sensor for monitoring space weather, the company said it has taken a giant leap forward in building space infrastructure to provide a one-stop comprehensive space situational awareness solution.

Digantara pointed out that space weather is a complex phenomenon by the interaction of energetic particles, plasma and electromagnetic waves originating from the sun the universe with the earth’s magnetic field, and that major space weather events can significant effects on both space and space. ground system.


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