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After GSLV launch, PSLV C24 with IRNSS-1B likely in March


While ISRO is gearing up for the launch of GSLV D5 from Sriharikota the following day, preparations are on for launch of the PSLV C24 carrying IRNSS-1B, which is probably going in March.

“The mixing strategy of the satellite tv for pc IRNSS-1B with launch automobile PSLV C24 used to be began on December 27. The launch is perhaps in March,” a senior ISRO legitimate instructed PTI.

For the reason that integration is anticipated to take round 60 days, the automobile could be prepared with the aid of February finish and the possible launch can be in March, he mentioned.

“Presently, we made up our minds to forestall the combination of IRNSS-1B with PSLV C24 for 3 days because of the scheduled launch of GSLV D5 with GSAT-14 the next day,” he stated.

IRNSS-1B is the 2nd satellite tv for pc within the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite tv for pc Device (IRNSS) and is among the seven satellites constituting the IRNSS house section.

IRNSS-1A used to be efficiently launch on board PSLV C22 on July 1 closing year.

The functions of IRNSS embrace terrestrial, aerial and marine navigation, catastrophe administration, car monitoring and fleet administration, integration with mobile phones, actual timing, mapping and geodetic information seize, terrestrial navigation assist for hikers and travelers and visible and voice navigation for drivers.