Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 28 April launched the PSLV-C33 from Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota island to place India's seventh and final navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1G, in orbit.
The launch of the four-stage Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) took place at 12:50 PM as scheduled from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.
The 54-hour countdown for the launch of ISRO work horse began at 9.20AM on 26 April. The satellite, with a designed life span of 12 years, has two payloads for navigation and ranging.
Till date, ISRO has launched six regional navigational satellites (IRNSS-1A, 1B, 1C, ID, 1E and 1F) as part of a constellation of seven satellites to provide accurate position information service to users across the country and the region.
The IRNSS-1F was launched on the ISRO's trusted PSLV C32 on 10 March.
During the countdown, propellant filling operations would be taken up in the four-stage vehicle.