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According to the report, Indian Rocket PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) will carry two UK Satellites - NovaSAR and S-14 on 16th September and it will drop this satellites into orbit after a certain distance. The Combined weight of both satellites is 889Kg.

On Thursday, Chairman of ISRO, K. Shivan said to IANS that "The September 16 rocket launch will be fully commercial and the rocket will take only two foreign satellites".

K. Shivan also said that such commercial launches were not new to ISRO because this type of launches we have done several times earlier.

Location and details about the launch of PSLV and two satellites

The PSLV rocket will explode from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Center located in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. Two satellites from Surrey Satellite Technologies Limited (SSTL), UK, under a commercial arrangement with Antrix Corporation Limited (ISRO's commercial arm).

According to ISRO, The purpose of this satellite is to observe the earth. Both the satellites will be launched in the 583 km Sun-synchronous orbit.

NovaSAR is an S-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar Satellite which is for monitoring, land use and snow cover, forest mapping, flood, and disaster monitoring.

S-14 is a super-resolution optical semantic inspection satellite, which is used to examine and record resources, environmental monitoring, urban management and more.

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