Bengaluru, Dec 3 (PTI) The country’s latest earth observation satellite HySIS, launched by the ISRO on November 29, has sent its first image, covering parts of Lakhpat area in Gujarat.Also Read - From October 28 to November 1, Statue of Unity in Gujarat Will Remain Shut For THIS Reason

The image from Hyperspectral imaging satellite (HySIS), which can be used in wide-ranging areas including agriculture, soil survey and environmental monitoring, was acquired at the National Remote Sensing Centre on Sunday, the ISRO said. Also Read - 14-Year-Old Boy Sells Dahi Kachori at Roadside Stall in Ahmedabad, Internet Rallies Together to Help Him | Watch

Sources in the city-headquartered Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said the agency was satisfied with the quality of the image sent by HySIS. Also Read - Gujarat Allows Durga Puja and Vijaydashmi Celebrations; Relaxes Night Curfew Timings | Check Details Here

The satellite, along with 30 other international co-passenger spacecraft, was injected into the orbit by the PSLV-C43 rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on November 29.

The 380-kg HySIS is meant to study the earth’s surface in the visible, near infrared and shortwave infrared regions of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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