The Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO successfully launched PSLV-C56 rocket. It carries seven Singaporean satellites.
It was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Andhra Pradesh. The PSLV rocket has successfully deployed all seven Singaporean satellites into the near-equatorial orbit (NEO). According to ISRO, the rocket parted from the satellites around 23 minutes after liftoff. Moreover it traveled 535 kilometres before deploying them into their assigned orbits.
DS-SAR, a radar imaging earth observation satellite is a primary satellite for the mission. It was developed under a partnership between the Defence Science and Technology Agency (representing the government of Singapore) and ST Engineering.
According to ISRO, DS-SAR carries a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) payload which allows it to provide all-weather day and night coverage.