India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle is set for liftoff from the Satish Dhawan Space Center on Wednesday at 4:55 UTC, closing out a busy year of launches by carrying the ResourceSat-2A Earth-Observation Satellite into a Sun Synchronous Orbit to replace the aging ResourceSat-2 satellite that has been in operation since 2011.

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Launch Date: December 7, 2016Launch Updates
Launch Time: 4:55 UTCRsourceSat-2A Overview
Launch Vehicle: PSLV XLPSLV Rocket
Launch Site: FLP, Satish DhawanLaunch Profile
Ascent Mission: 17 Minutes & 55 Seconds 
Payload: ResourceSat-2A (1,235kg) 
Target Orbits: 827km, 98.719°