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Monday May 09, 2011 08:48:44 PM, IANS

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Bangalore: India's latest advanced remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2 has beamed high quality images distinctly showing the northern and western regions of the country, the space agency said Monday.

Select images were presented to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday in New Delhi by ISRO Chairman K. Radhakrishnan.

"The sophisticated cameras on board Resourcesat-2 were operated April 28 and its high quality imageries showing Delhi, Bareilly (in Uttar Pradesh), Surat (in Gujarat) and Dubai in the Gulf region were beamed to our ground stations," the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said in a statement here.

The 1.2-tonne Resourcesat-2 was launched April 20 by a polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV-C16) from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, about 80 km north-east of Chennai.

A team of space scientists from the space agency's centres involved in the mission were present when the prime minister reviewed the satellite images.

"The prime minister appreciated the success of the launch mission, which deployed Resourcesat-2, an Indo-Russian satellite Youthsat and X-sat satellite from Singapore into orbit precisely.

"The prime minister was also briefed about our forthcoming space missions," the statement added.

Resourcesat-2 is the 18th remote sensing satellite, which coincided with the 18th successful launch of the PSLV rocket, the workhorse of the Indian space programme and applications.

According to ISRO director S. Satish, the cost of the rocket was Rs.90 crore and that of the lower orbital satellite Rs.140 crore.

 

 

 

 

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