ISRO to launch PSLV-C45 on April 1

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The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will launch the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C45 (PSLV-C45) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre on April 1.

“An evening in Sriharikota! All set for the launch of #PSLVC45 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre on April 1 at 09:30 am. Onboard EMISAT and 28 foreign satellites. Our updates will continue,” read a post on the official Twitter handle of ISRO.

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C44) was launched on January 24.

PSLV-C44 successfully injected Microsat-R and  Kalamsat-V2 satellites into their designated orbits.

Over the last 24 years, the PSLV has flown 41 times and has only suffered two failures in its launch history — the most recent mishap occurring during a mission in 1997.