Mon, Sep 28, 2015, 08:15 AM
Countdown for launch of Astrosat satellite on Monday through PSLV-C30 had already begun on Saturday. Astrosat weighing 118 kilos to carry seven satellites including three belonging to foreign countries from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota. The Indian Space Research Organisation spent Rs 180 crore for making 1,513-kg Astrosat. Astrosat would be used for applications like communication, navigation and Earth observation.