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India successfully launched a radar imaging satellite Monday, the country's space agency said. The Indian Space Research Organization fired the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle rocket carrying the RISAT-2 satellite from its facility at Sriharikota, The Times of India reported. Citing informed sources, the newspaper said the satellite's day-night capability, and its ability to look through clouds and fog, gives it defense applications.
India's attempts to launch its heaviest satellite failed on Monday when the rocket carrying it went into a tail-spin about a minute after blast off and disintegrated, a space official said.
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