ISRO Placed The Remote Sensing Satellite RESOURCESAT-2A

Idian Space Research Organisation, which is basking in the glory of consecutive successful launches, on Wednesday successfully placed remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2A in orbit.
A Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle — PSLV-C36 -carrying 1.2-tonne Resourcesat-2A lifted off from the first launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, situated around 100km from Chennai, at 10.25am. Isro used an XL version of the rocket in PSLV’s 38th flight. In 18 years from 1994 to 2016, PSLV has seen 36 successful launches, placing 121 satellites including 79 from abroad.