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India’s first Sun mission Aditya-L1 spacecraft successfully launched


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Sriharikota, (AP): ISRO’s workhorse launch vehicle PSLV-C57 on Saturday successfully launched the 1,475 kg Aditya-L1 spacecraft, marking the commencement of its 125-day loung journey to explore the Sun, from the SHAR Range here at 1150 hrs.

After a 23 hour 40 minute countdown, the PSLV-C57 took off from the Second Launch Pad in a textbook style and after a flight duration of about an hour and five minutes placed the Satellite in a Low Earth Orbit marking its four month long journey to study the outer atmosphere of the Sun.


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