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India’s PSLV-XL successfully launches Risat-1 radar satellite

27 Apr 2012, 16:16 UTC
India’s PSLV-XL successfully launches Risat-1 radar satellite
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India’s first indigenously built radar satellite Risat-1 was successfully launched from the Sriharikota launch site in India by a PSLV-XL at 0017 GMT on 26 April. Carrying a C-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) the satellite is to have a variety of military and civilian applications including imaging ocean currents, waves and sea ice and monitoring naval movements.

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