Re: PSLV launch successful.

From: Tristan Cools (
Date: Mon Oct 22 2001 - 08:43:23 EDT

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    At 12:29 22/10/01 +0530, you wrote:
    >Dear Seasaters,
    >Breaking news is that the PSLV was launched successfully just
    >now from SHAR, India. It carries 3 payloads
    >- Technology Experiment Satellite (TES) of India (1108 kg)
    >- PROBA (94kg) Belgium
    >- BIRD (92kg) Germany.
    >The TES and BIRD will be placed in 568 km sun-sync orbit and
    >the third one - the PROBA - will be in elliptical orbit 568 x 638 km.
    >More updates and details can be found at
    I didn't find any elements yet for this launch.  
    I need them urgently because the Belgian National State television is going
    to do an interview with me so I can give them accurate information about
    observation opportunities.
    Congratulations to Verhaert(which is the manufacturer of Proba) and ISRO
    for there succesfull PSLV launch !
    Tristan Cools
    Belgian Working Group Satellites(BWGS) webmaster
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