India sent its first space mission in almost a year with a launch of EOS-01, an earth observation satellite. EOS-01, along with nine satellites from foreign countries, was launched by a PSLV rocket twelve minutes past three.


New naming:

New Rocket:

Source:”Indian Express”.

Land and forest mapping and monitoring, mapping of resources like water or minerals or fishes, weather and climate observations, soil assessment, geospatial contour mapping are all done through earth-observation satellites.

Henceforth, it seems, all the earth observation satellites would be called EOS-series.

Source: ” Indian Express”.