Photos: Next CartoSat Earth-Imaging Craft prepares for Liftoff

India’s CartoSat-2E Earth-Imaging satellite, the third CartoSat spacecraft to reach the launch pad in the last 12 months, goes through final testing and processing ahead of taking its place atop a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle for a June 2017 liftoff. CartoSat-2E will be accompanied by 30 secondary payloads of different sizes including 29 international passengers from 14 different countries.

>>CartoSat-2E Overview

All Photos: Indian Space Research Organization