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, 2016||Launch Updates|
|Launch Time: 4:55 UTC||RsourceSat-2A Overview|
|Launch Vehicle: PSLV XL||PSLV Rocket|
|Launch Site: FLP, Satish Dhawan||Launch Profile|
|Ascent Mission: 17 Minutes & 55 Seconds|
|Payload: ResourceSat-2A (1,235kg)|
|Target Orbits: 827km, 98.719°|