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Updated January 1st, 2024 at 17:01 IST

ISRO posted a video of the 'XPoSAT' satellite being positioned in Earth's orbit.

ISRO shared a video of the successful placement of the 'XPoSAT' satellite into Earth's orbit, marking a significant achievement.

Reported by: Garvit Parashar
Edited by: Garvit Parashar
ISRO posted a video of the 'XPoSAT' satellite being positioned in Earth's orbit.
ISRO posted a video of the 'XPoSAT' satellite being positioned in Earth's orbit. | Image:X: ISRO
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The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) started the new year with the successful launch of the XPoSAT (X-Ray Polarimeter Satellite). This is the first mission of this kind launched by ISRO from the Sriharikota launching pad in Andhra Pradesh.

The PSLV-C58 rocket was on its 60th mission and it carried the primary payload of XPoSAT, and deployed the satellite into the planned 650km orbit. ISRO later shared a video showing a glimpse of the satellite being inserted into its orbit.

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With the launch of this mission ISRO became the only second country after the US which launched a mission to find the nature and characteristics of the celestial bodies. It will get the information from the direction of the vibration of the incoming waves. 
 

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Published January 1st, 2024 at 17:01 IST

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