Today, after its integration in the Vehicle Assembly Building, PSLV-C8 has been transported on rails to the Umbilical Tower (UT) located one km away using the Mobile Launch Pedestal.

Final operations like fuel filling, gas charging and vehicle check out will be carried out in the next few days at the UT. The launch countdown will start next saturday at 15.00 Indian time.

Launch is due on 23rd of April 15:30 (Indian Standard Time), 12:00 European Time, 10:00 GMT.