PSLV-C55/TeLEOS-2 Mission

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    • PSLV-C55/TeLEOS-2 was launched successfully from SDSC-SHAR, Sriharikota.

    About the Mission 

          

    • The PSLV-C55 mission is a dedicated commercial mission through NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), with TeLEOS-2 as the primary satellite and Lumelite-4 as a co-passenger satellite.
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      • Both belong to Singapore. 
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      • They are intended to be launched into an Eastward low inclination orbit.
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      • PSLV-C55 mission will carry out in-orbit scientific experiments by using the spent PS4 stage as an orbital platform. 
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    • TeLEOS-2 satellite: It is developed under a partnership between DSTA (representing the Government of Singapore) and ST Engineering. 
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      • It will be used to support the satellite imagery requirements of various agencies within the Government of Singapore. 
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      • It carries a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) payload. 
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      • It will be able to provide all-weather day and night coverage.
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