ISRO to launch CMS-01: ISRO has scheduled the launch of communication satellite CMS-01 onboard PSLV-C50 on December 17, 2020 at 1541 Hrs from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR in Sriharikota.
PSLV-C50 is scheduled to launch CMS-01, a communication satellite on December 17, 2020 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR
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ISRO to launch CMS-01: India’s 42nd communication satellite
This will be 42nd communication satellite of India.
This will be Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle’s 52nd mission. CMS-01 satellite is envisaged to provide services in Extended-C band of the frequency spectrum covering Indian mainland, Andaman-Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands.
PSLV-C50, which is the 52nd mission of PSLV, will launch CMS-01 from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.
The launch is tentatively scheduled at 1541 Hrs IST on December 17, 2020 subject to weather conditions.
What is CMS-01?
CMS-01 is a communication satellite envisaged for providing services in Extended-C Band of the frequency spectrum.
The Extended-C Band coverage will include Indian mainland, Andaman-Nicobar & Lakshadweep Islands. CMS-01 is the 42nd Communication Satellite of India.
PSLV-C50 is the 22nd flight of PSLV in ‘XL’ configuration (with 6 strap-on motors). This will be the 77th launch vehicle mission from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota.