Print Records, India Launches 104 Satellites in One Mission

Gait India in the field of space technology a step further. On Thursday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully carry out its space mission to launch 104 satellites simultaneously.

The project, which is said to cost more than US $ 300 billion it claimed to be the biggest record in bringing most satellites in a single mission. In fact, the record beating the record of India who flew 37 satellites by the Russian rocket, Dnepr, in June 2014 ago.

104 Satellite

Reporting from Space pages, three major satellite Cartosat-2 series was carried off in a rocket called the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). PSLV was flown from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, located in India at 10:58 pm local time.

While other satellite 101 is a nano satellite (often called nanosats) flown in from five countries, including the United States (US), The Netherlands, Israel, Kazakhstan and Switzerland.

The mission, as revealed by ISRO, aims to launch a series of satellites Cartosat-2 and 103 more from the Earth to orbit the Sun in flown to an altitude of 314 miles (505 kilometers). Later, nanosats dubbed the "Doves" This will also serve to take a screenshot of the Earth from space.

This impressive record was appreciated by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. He said the moment is the greatest achievement of India in the field of space technology.

"India is proud because it has a reliable researcher in the field of space technology. This moment marks the greatest achievement that our community also plays a major role in the development of technology in the world," Modi said in a speech at Twitter. 

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