ISRO to launch RISAT-2BR1 on 22 May
08, May 2019
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- ISRO is set to launch its Radar Imaging Satellite, the RISAT-2BR1, on May 22, 2019 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
- The RISAT, a remote sensing satellite, provide all-weather surveillance using synthetic aperture radars (SAR).
- RISAT’s are the first all-weather observation satellites from ISRO and are designed to provide a continuous view of earth either at day or night
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