Cartosat 2, India's Sixth Eye In The Sky, Launched With 30 Satellites

PUBLISHED ON: June 23, 2017 | Duration: 1 min, 45 sec

  
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Hemmed in by neighbours with whom ties remain uneasy, India is increasingly turning vigilant, building fast on its monitoring capacity. Today Indian space agency ISRO launched another satellite - the eye-in-the-sky kind that sent images that came handy when surgical strikes were conducted across the Line of Control last September. Cartosat 2 will orbit the earth from 500 km above, and will be capable of counting the number of army tanks parked in hostile territories, scientists say.
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