ISRO opts for generic identify for communication satellites too

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ISRO opts for generic identify for communication satellites too

Now it’s official. The Indian house company has determined to go generic in naming its communication satellites as nicely after earth commentary satellites (EOS). On Saturday, put up the profitable launch of the Polar Satellite tv for pc Launch Automobile-C49 (PSLV-C49), placing into orbit India’s personal radar imaging satellite tv for pc EOS-01 (previously RISAT-2BR2), the Chairman of Indian Area Analysis Organisation (ISRO), Ok. Sivan, mentioned the following rocket to fly shall be PSLV-C50 with CMS-01 satellite tv for pc.

The acronym CMS stands for Communication Satellite tv for pc and the 01 tagged to it’s the serial quantity.

As per plans, ISRO will launch the GSAT-12R satellite tv for pc utilizing the PSLV-C50.

Sivan mentioned the PSLV-C50 rocket shall be adopted by the launch of latest small rocket Small Satellite tv for pc Launch Automobile (SSLV) carrying EOS-02, and Geosynchronous Satellite tv for pc Launch Automobile-F10 (GSLV) carrying EOS-Three.

Earlier, ISRO renamed RISAT-2BR2 as Earth Statement Satellite tv for pc-01 (EOS-01).

“These days satellites have a number of payloads for diverse customers and therefore a thematic satellite tv for pc could also be a misnomer and ISRO might need determined to go for a generic identify,” M. Annadurai, who retired as Director, U.R. Rao Satellite tv for pc Centre (URSC), previously ISRO Satellite tv for pc Centre, had informed IANS.

“Naming of the satellite tv for pc must be accomplished at first of the challenge in order that traceability of the elements is simple and the challenge documentation is full,” he added.

Altering names of satellites on the time of launch may create issues at later stage if the satellite tv for pc suffers some points, he mentioned.

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