Countdown for the launch of India's Cartosat-3 satellite in progress

The 26-hour countdown for the launch of Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL (PSLV-XL) with 14 satellites began on Tuesday morning at India's rocket port at the Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh, Indian space agency said.

According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the countdown for the launch of PSLV-XL rocket carrying India's Cartosat-3 and 13 nanosatellites from the US began at 7.28 a.m. The rocket is scheduled to blast off from the second launch pad at 9.28 a.m. on Wednesday.