CARTOSAT - 3
PSLV- C47 to be launched on 27th of Nov, from Sathish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.
It will carry the earth observation satellite and 13 Nano satellites of USA.
Features - 1625 kg; Mission life - 5 yrs.
The satellite will be able to see objects which are 25cm from its orbital point.
Purpose - Large scale urban planning
Rural resource and infrastructure development
Coastal land use and land cover.
Battery operated tricycles - initiative for door to door collection of garbage.
Chennai Corporation launched these tricycles on Tuesday (Nov 26th).
Public sector banks like SBI have funded the project.
Purpose - to improvise solid waste management.
Segregated waste will be used for the purpose of composting in 700 parks across the city.