Now it’s official. The Indian area company has determined to go generic in naming its communication satellites as nicely after earth statement satellites (EOS). On Saturday, put up the profitable launch of the Polar Satellite tv for pc Launch Automobile-C49 (PSLV-C49), placing into orbit India’s personal radar imaging satellite tv for pc EOS-01 (previously RISAT-2BR2), the Chairman of Indian House Analysis Organisation (ISRO), Ok. Sivan, mentioned the subsequent rocket to fly shall be PSLV-C50 with CMS-01 satellite tv for pc.
The acronym CMS stands for Communication Satellite tv for pc and the 01 tagged to it’s the serial quantity.
As per plans, ISRO will launch the GSAT-12R satellite tv for pc utilizing the PSLV-C50.
Sivan mentioned the PSLV-C50 rocket shall be adopted by the launch of latest small rocket Small Satellite tv for pc Launch Automobile (SSLV) carrying EOS-02, and Geosynchronous Satellite tv for pc Launch Automobile-F10 (GSLV) carrying EOS-3.
Earlier, ISRO renamed RISAT-2BR2 as Earth Commentary Satellite tv for pc-01 (EOS-01).
“These days satellites have a number of payloads for diverse customers and therefore a thematic satellite tv for pc could also be a misnomer and ISRO may need determined to go for a generic title,” M. Annadurai, who retired as Director, U.R. Rao Satellite tv for pc Centre (URSC), previously ISRO Satellite tv for pc Centre, had informed IANS.
“Naming of the satellite tv for pc needs to be completed initially of the undertaking in order that traceability of the elements is simple and the undertaking documentation is full,” he added.
Altering names of satellites on the time of launch might create issues at later stage if the satellite tv for pc suffers some points, he mentioned.