- ISRO Launches 42nd Communication Satellite CMS-01 from Satish Dhawan Space Center
- Communication satellite successfully launched from Sriharikota’s Space Center
- Waiting for the past several days for the launch of satellite CMS-01
The Indian Space Research Institute (ISRO) on Thursday successfully launched its last space mission for the year 2020. Communication satellite CMS-01 with PSLV-C50 has been successfully launched from Sriharikota’s Space Center. Waiting for this satellite launch for the past several days, but due to weather difficulties, scientists were not allowing it.
The Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) located in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh is also known as SHAR. CMS-01 is the 42nd communication satellite of ISRO and is designed to provide services in the extended C-band of frequency spectrum covering India’s mainland, Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep.
The program will run for seven years
This mission prepared by ISRO will work for seven years in space. This satellite will replace GSAT-12, which was launched in 2011. The launch of the CMS-C50 is ISRO’s last space program for the year 2020. It is being told that ISRO was preparing this program for a long time. However, due to the forecast of storm in the Bay of Bengal, scientists were not allowing it.