ISRO has done feats in the field of space. The agency has successfully launched its smallest rocket SSLVD2. It was launched from Sriharikota Satish Dhawan Space Center. Its specialty is that it was successful in setting many satellites in the orbit of the Earth in a short time. However, the first time it was attempted to be sent it failed. Its first flight was tested in August 2022 which was unsuccessful. At that time it could not set the satellite in the right orbit.
SLV is generally used for satellite launch. It is called Satellite Launch Vehicle or SLV in short form. but on friday ISRO launched SSLVD2. This Small Satellite Launch Vehicle has been made. ANI’s Report According to ISRO, it has been made as the smallest rocket. It was sent to space at 9:18 am from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. After traveling for 15 minutes, it released three satellites into Earth’s orbit which were EOS-07, Janus-1 and AzaadiSAT-2.
Talking about these three satellites, EOS-07 has been made by ISRO itself and it weighs 156.3 kg. Janus-1 is made by an American company. This satellite is of 10.2kg. AzaadiSAT-2 has been built by a Chennai-based startup with the help of scientists from SpaceKidz. This satellite weighs 8.7 kg.
According to the report, Vinod, director of launch missions at ISRO, said, rocket Congratulations to all the 3 satellite teams for building as well as launching them into the right orbit. We’ve checked and fixed issues with SSLVD1. This time we worked fast on it for a successful launch of the rocket.” The agency has developed SSLV with the aim of carrying payloads up to 550 kg to the lower orbit of the Earth.