ISRO Creates History. Launches India’s First Space Observatory – ASTROSAT
ISRO has successfully launched India’s first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory – ASTROSAT, which is meant to observe distant celestial objects and to gain a more detailed understanding of our universe.
Right after celebrating the completion of Mangalyaan’s first year in the Martian orbit, the Indian Space Research Organization has set yet another milestone today. ISRO got its name etched in the scientific history of India with the launch of the country’s first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory – ASTROSAT. And the final launch took place Sep 2015 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.