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Microsat-R & Kalamsat PSLV Launch
January 24, 2019 @ 1:08 PM ESTFree
India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), designated PSLV-C44, will launch the Microsat-R imaging satellite and the Kalamsat student payload into low Earth orbit. ISRO will debut a new version of the PSLV, named the PSLV-DL, with two strap-on solid rocket boosters. The fourth stage of the rocket carries the battery-powered Kalamsat student-built payload to demonstrate the use of the PSLV upper stage as a long-lived experiment platform.
Launch time: 1:08 p.m. EST (1808 GMT)