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ISRO to launch earth observation satellite EOS-01 on November 7

31st October, 2020 Polity

Context: India would launch its latest earth observation satellite EOS-01 and nine international customer spacecraft onboard its PSLV-C49 rocket from the spaceport of Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on November 7.


  • EOS-01 is intended for applications in agriculture, forestry and disaster management support, ISRO said.
  • The customer satellites are being launched under commercial agreement with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), Department of Space.
  • This will be the 51st mission of ISRO’s workhorse, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle.