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Countdown begins for PSLV lift-off with two UK satellites

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Image courtesy: Google

The countdown for the Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle’s (PSLV) lift-off on Sunday began on Saturday at the rocket port in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, the Indian space agency said.

According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the countdown for the launch began at 1.08 pm on Saturday. The rocket will blast off at 10.08 pm on Sunday.

The PSLV rocket will blast off from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

Two satellites aboard the PSLV belong to Surrey Satellite Technologies Ltd (SSTL), UK, under a commercial arrangement with Antrix Corp Ltd, the commercial arm of ISRO.

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