Oct 25, 2001, 12:01 AM
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Afghanistan of images beam to TES sky, in spy first its puts India Experiment Technology first India's -- IRNA 25, Oct Delhi, New beaming start will board on camera panchromatic a with (TES) Satellite today beginning Afghanistan war-torn of pictures resolution one-metre Research Space Indian the of official an to according tomorrow, or .(ISRO) Organization is Kasturirangan K chief ISRO reports, media the to According with consistent use, civilian for be will It" said, have to reported ".concerns security our successfully PSLV the vehicle, launch satellite workhouse India's orbit sun-synchronous the into satellites other two and TES ejected .Sriharikota at centre SHAR the from Monday high-resolution the of launching the that coincidence a is It India's in on going is war a when time the at place took satellite .said he neighborhood, a has km 570 of height a at Earth the circling now is that TES The manhole a of size the of objects ground see clearly can that camera Space firm American the by operated IKONOS, present At .cover such of images provides that satellite civilian only the is Imaging, .resolution three in place same the revisit can satellite the said official The because continuously almost captured be can scene same the and days .tilted be can and adjustable is camera the look closer a get to km 570 at low kept deliberately is orbit Its height a orbit usually satellites sensing Remote .objects ground at .km 700-800 of and Defense for Institute Delhi-based of Director Santhanam,.K such since "step significant" a is launch the says ,(IDSA) Analyses ".category do-it-yourself the in fall technologies strategic" identification, stages-detection, four has imaging Military easily to capability the has TES .description and recognition .vehicles and tanks to relation in three first the undertake Madhavan.G Centre, Space Sarabhai Vikram of Director Meanwhile, said Kerala of State Indian Southern in Thiruvananthapuram in Nair mission satellite undertake to equipped now is India that recently .basis commercial a on in India approached already had countries foreign some said Nair factors geo-political and contract cost, on Discussions .regard this .on already were mission sattelite commercial with ahead go to IND/RR End