The Cartosat 2 satellite launched on Wednesday by Indian
Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has started taking
to ISRO the first image was of 240km stretch from Paonta
Sahib in Shivalik region Delhi. Another set of imagery
of about 50km length covered Radha Nagari to Sagoan
in Goa before the satellite flew over Arabian Sea.
satellite's panchromatic camera was switched on today
at 10.05 am and the images were received by National
Remote Sensing Agency's data reception centre, Shadnagar,
other payloads carried by the polar satellite launch
vehicle C7 (PSLV C7) - Space Capsule Recovery Experiment
(SRE-1), Indonesia's Lapan Tubsat and Argentina's Pehuensat-1
are in fine fettle, too.
will conduct the two micro-gravty experiments soon.
Indonesian Space Agency, ISRO said that the Lapan Tubsat
satellite is functioning satisfactorily while the Argentina's
nano satellite Pehuensat-1 is expected to start sending
signals once its battery is charged by the solar panel.