Blast off for rocket with first all-British radar satellite

Sept 16, 2018
The first all-British radar satellite has been launched towards an orbit where it will be tasked with monitoring the oceans. The NovaSar satellite, designed and manufactured by a Surrey-based firm, lifted off on a rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India at 5.38pm UK-time on Sunday. Backed by a £21 million Government investment, the satellite can take images night or day, even through the cover of heavy clouds.
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