ISRO successfully launched PSLV-C17 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on Friday at around 4.48pm.
Salient feature of PSLV-C17/GSAT-12 Mission:
- For the first time, use of indigenously designed and developed On-Board computer (OBC) with Vikram 1601 processor in both primary and redundant chains of the vehicle. The OBC performs the functions of Navigation, Guidance and Control processing for the vehicle.
- Use of extended solid strap-on configuration
- Satellite injection in elliptical transfer orbit sub-Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO)
- Five burn strategy (2 perigee burn and 3 apogee burn) for placing the GSAT-12 satellite from its sub-GTO to Geostationary Orbit
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