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The images, captured by the JunoCam imager showed silhouetted, dusty red sphere pockmarked by massive grayish volcanoes.
This year marks India's 'Gaganyaan' mission, its maiden human space flight, aiming to transport three astronauts 400km above Earth's surface.
ISRO shares video of how PSLV-C58 placed satellite into 650km orbit.
“The PS4 stage is successfully brought down to a 350 km orbit,” updates ISRO.
The PSLV-C58 rocket, in its 60th mission, successfully deployed payload XPoSat into Low Earth Orbit, said the ISRO.
Launched on September 2 last year, the spacecraft has undergone four earth-bound manoeuvres and a Trans-Lagrangean Point 1 Insertion (TL1I) manoeuvres.
ISRO XPoSat launch: ISRO's PSLV-C58 mission placed the primary X-Ray Polarimeter satellite or XPoSat into a 650 Km Low Earth Orbit after lifting off at 9.10am.
The ISRO launched its first X-Ray Polarimeter Satellite, also known as XPoSat, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
The PSLV-C58 rocket carrying primary payload XPoSat and 10 other satellites will lift off at 9.10am from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
ISRO XPoSat launch highlights: Here are all the latest updates on India's first space mission of 2024.
Unlike the familiar 12-hour light and 12-hour darkness pattern on Earth, astronauts experience 45 minutes of daylight followed by 45 minutes of darkness.
The 25-hour countdown commenced on Sunday for the lift-off scheduled at 9.10 am from the first launch pad at this spaceport.
The payloads will be accommodated on the PSLV Orbital Experimental Module (POEM-3) during the launch scheduled at 9.10am from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
ISRO’s XPoSat mission will help understand emission mechanisms of various astronomical sources like black holes, neutron stars.
During December, as winter arrives in Northern Hemisphere, the full moon is referred to as the Cold Moon.
A successful touchdown would mark Japan as the fifth country to achieve the feat of landing a probe on the Moon, after United States, Russia, China, and India.
“Cosmos is saying hey, there’s a signature here, and it can only come from fission,” said co-author of the research paper.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairperson S Somanath said that the exact time of the Aditya-L1 mission will be announced later.
However, better data is needed to make the most out of artificial intelligence for weather forecasting, say experts.
On December 22 in New Delhi, the sun will rise at 7:09am and set at 5:29pm, resulting in a daylight duration of just 10 hours, 19 minutes, and 17 seconds.
The Geminids meteor shower, known for its peak in mid-December annually, stands out as one of the most impressive and dependable meteor showers.
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