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ISRO Successfully Launches New Rocket To Deploy 3 Satellites Into Orbit: SSLV-D2,EOS-07 mission successful

SSLV-D2, the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) new rocket successfully placed three satellites into the intended orbit shortly after its launch from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh this morning.

The rocket soared into the skies from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre with three mini, micro and nano satellites at 9:18 am and placed them into a 450 km circular orbit around the Earth during its 15-minute flight.

“Mission is accomplished successfully. SSLV-D2 placed EOS-07, Janus-1, and AzaadiSAT-2 into their intended orbits,” the space agency tweeted from its official handle announcing about the successful launch.

The three satellites that were placed into the orbit are ISRO’s EOS-07, US-based firm Antaris’ Janus-1 and Chennai-based space start up SpaceKidz’s AzaadiSAT-2, an 8.7 kg satellite developed by 750 girl students from across India.

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