The AGILE Launch



AGILE Launch

(Credit: ISRO)

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AGILE was successfully lauched by the Indian PSLV-C8 rocket from the Sriharikota ISRO base on April 23, 2007. The lauch and orbital insertion were nominal, and a quasi-equatorial orbit was achieved with the smallest inclination (2.5 degrees) ever achieved by a high-energy space mission.