Cartosat-3 satellite to be launched in October or November: ISRO

India will launch its advanced cartography satellite, Cartosat-3, towards the end of October or early November, K Sivan, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

"The next launch will be cartography satellite Cartosat-3. The launch will be towards the end of October or early November this year," Sivan told.

Sivan said Cartosat-3 will be launched using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket.

An earth observation or remote sensing satellite, Cartosat-3 is an advanced version with better spatial and spectral characteristics as compared to the Cartosat-2 series satellites.

Cartosat-3 will also have strategic applications with better pictures.