India to launch new Earth observation satellite tonight. Here’s how to watch live.

India will send a new Earth observation satellite to space tonight (Aug. 11) to keep an eye on natural disasters, agriculture and forestry regions.

The India Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is scheduled to launch a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) carrying the the EOS-03 satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in eastern India, near the Bay of Bengal, at 8:43 p.m. EDT  (0043 GMT or 5:43 a.m. local time Friday, Aug. 12.) You can watch the launch live on this page, as well as on the ISRO website and YouTube channel at liftoff time. The webcast will begin at 7:40 p.m. EDT (2343 GMT). 

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