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Isro gears up for a full fledged commercial launch on September 16

The PSLV-C42 mission is scheduled on September 16, 2018 from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota

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Isro will be launching PSLV-C42 mission in its core alone configuration

After a gap of five months, the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will start a full-fledged commercial launch on September 16. Isro will be launching PSLV-C42 mission in its core alone configuration. PSLV-C42 mission is scheduled to launch two international customer satellites of Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL), United Kingdom. In 2009, Airbus bought a majority shareholding from the University of Surrey, allowing SSTL to fulfil its growth potential.  SSTL is an independent company within Airbus. Antrix Corporation Limited, the commercial arm of ...