Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C23) rocket launch (in pictures)

30 June-2014, The Hindu: The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C23) rocket carrying five satellites, including French Earth observation satellite SPOT 7, lifted off successfully from Sriharikota on Monday.

Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C23) rocket launch (in pictures)

Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C23) rocket launch (in pictures)

The PSLV – C 23 blasts off perfectly into the space from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Monday . PHOTO: P. V. Sivakumar

PSLV-C23 second stage at Stage Preparation. Photo: ISRO

Nozzle end segment of PSLV-C23 First stage being placed on the launch pedestal. Photo: ISRO

Joining of two segments of PSLV-C23 First stage in progress at Mobile Service Tower. Photo: ISRO

Third and fourth stages of PSLV-C23 at Stage Preparation Facility. Photo: ISRO

Panoramic view of the fully assembled PSLV-C23 at the First Launch Pad with Mobile Service Tower. Photo: ISRO

PSLV-C23 second stage being at Mobile service tower during vehicleintegration . Photo: ISRO

PSLV-C23 integrated upto Fourth Stage at Mobile Service Tower. Photo: ISRO

PSLV-C23 Payload fairing after its closure at Mobile Service Tower. Photo: ISRO

PSLV-C23 Payload fairing after its closure at Mobile Service Tower. Photo: ISRO