The second navigation satellite (IRNSS-1B) was successfully placed in the orbit through PSLV-C24 rocket on 4 April 2014.
“India’s third navigation satellite is up in the orbit”, said ISRO chairman K Radha krishnan after the launch.
The third navigation satellite (IRNSS-1C) was injected into the intended orbit at 1:32 am, Thursday (October 16, 2014), through Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C26).
The rocket carrying 1,425-kg Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System-1C (IRNSS-1C) lifted off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in AP.
20 minutes after the lift-off, the vehicle successfully placed the IRNSS-1C satellite on the intended orbit.