ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle with SCATSAT-1, 7 others launched
Co-passenger satellites are from Algeria, Canada and USA as well as two satellites from Indian Universities or Academic Institute.
SCATSAT-1 will be placed into a 730 km Polar SSO whereas; the two Universities or Academic Institute Satellites and the five foreign satellites will be placed into a 689 km polar orbit, reports said.
This is the first mission of PSLV in which it is launched its payloads into two different orbits.
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