news source: The Time of India

MUMBAI: India’s first dedicated and full-fledged commercial launch of a foreign satellite will lift off the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, between April 18 and 25, 2007, director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre B N Suresh has said.

The-360 kg satellite ‘Agile’, belongs to Italy and will carry out astronomical studies. The rocket will be the highly-proven four-stage polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV). “In all probability the launch will be on April 23, 2007,” he told TOI on Sunday.