India's PSLV rocket with Resourcesat-2A lifts off

An Indian rocket named Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) lifted off successfully on Wednesday morning with the country's earth observation satellite Resourcsat-2A. The PSLV-XL variant rocket standing 44.4 metre tall and weighing 321 ton tore into the morning skies around 10.25 a.m. with a deep throated growl breaking free of the Earth's gravitational pull.

The rocket was ferrying India's earth observation satellite Resourcesat-2A weighing 1,235 kg.

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