RISAT-1: Prime Minister congratulates scientists for PSLV launch

RISAT-1: Prime Minister congratulates scientists for PSLV launch
New Delhi Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today hailed the successful launch of PSLV carrying RISAT-1 and congratulated the scientists associated with the project.

The Prime Minister called Secretary Department of Space and Chairman Indian Space Research Organisation K Radhakrishnan to congratulate him and the scientists for the successful launch, the Prime Minister's Office said.

India's first indigenous all-weather Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1), whose images will facilitate agriculture and disaster management, was launched successfully on board the PSLV-C19 from Sriharikota in the early hours today.
 
Story First Published: April 26, 2012 08:31 IST

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