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ISRO make history as PSLV launches 104 satellites in one go

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:04
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The highest number of satellites launched in a single mission is 37, a record that Russia set in 2014. The US space agency, NASA has launched 29. indian Space Research Organisation’s workhorse rocket PSLV created a record today by launching 104 satellites in a single mission from the space centre at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle or PSLV, in its 39th flight (PSLV-C37), launched the 714 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite for earth observation along with 103 co-passenger satellites, together weighing about 664 kg at lift off. PM Said :- Congratulations to @isro for the successful launch of PSLV-C37 and CARTOSAT satellite together with 103 nano satellites! details of PSLV-C37 22 minutes since launch, everything normal so far Cartosat 2, India’s nano satellites separated from launch vehicle Engines switched off; PSLV reaches orbit ISRO chairman AS Kiran Kumar among those at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota watching the record satellite launch PSLV has crossed about 4180 km since it launched PSLV-C37/Cartosat-2 series Mission Lift off Normal as expected. PSLV-C37/Cartosat-2 series Mission Lift off Normal as expected: ISRO

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