ISRO plans for 12 to 14 missions, including Chandrayaan-II in 2019

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ISRO has planned to launch twelve to fourteen missions in the year 2019, which includes Chandrayaan –II. Dr. K.Sivan Chairman of ISRO speaking to media after the successful launch of PSLV C-43 today. India’s modern earth observation satellite HysIS and 30 foreign co-passenger satellites are placed in the determined orbits.

K.Sivan said, the main purpose of the HysIS is to exactly identify the objects on the surface of the earth with high precision and resolution. HysIS will start sending the images from the fifth day of the injection.

With HysIS, we have 47 operational satellites that are active now in their orbits, meant for applications like earth observation, scientific studies, navigation and communications.

Speaking about on the Gaganyaan, he said the process is going in the right direction and ISRO is planning to launch the first unmanned mission as a precursor to Gaganyaan by December 2020 and followed by one more mission by July 2021. ISRO plans to accomplish the manned mission by December 2021. P Kunhi krishnan said when asked why GSAT-11is being launched from French Guiana, Director, U R Rao Satellite Centre, that GSAT-11 weighing 5.86 ton cannot be carried by the GSLVMk – III which has the capacity to lift only up to four-ton class payloads.

Though its capacity is being augmented gradually to carry much heavier satellites, the national space agency has to go in for launches from abroad to meet the current requirement for further steps.