Spacetech startup Pixxel’s first satellite was scheduled to be launched on February 28 on ISRO’s PSLV-C51.The launch has been delayed by a few weeks due to software issues.
Bangalore space startup Pixxel on Tuesday said its plan to delay the launch of its first satellite by a few weeks.The scheduled launch on Feb 28 via ISRO’s polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV-C51).In an official statement of Co-founder of Pixxel, said that the launch has been delayed due to software issues that came up during the final satellite testing.
Pixxel decided not to proceed with scheduled launch on the PSLV-C51 mission on the 28th of this month.
The lots of effort and time is given by the team for making the satellite, it did not make any sense to launch the satillite in rush, team don’t have complete confidence at this time.
“We wish the PSLV-C51 mission the absolute best as it takes off on 28th February 2021, albeit without us”pixxel co-founder said