PSLV C37 Single Rocket Carries 104 Satellites Launched

       Published : Feb 15, 2017 10:31 IST    

PSLV C37 Single Rocket Carries 104 Satellites Launched

ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) launched a record 104 satellites on Wednesday morning in a single rocket PSLV-C37. The rocket was launched from Sathish Space center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

All 104 satellites are launched successfully by PSLV today. It first launched 714 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite and then it launched all other satellites that had weight of about 664 kg into the orbit in 520 km away from the earth.

 

The Cartosat-2 series satellites are launched to provide remote sensing services. It keeps track of coastal land, road network and others. It has the mission life of 5 years.

Among 103 satellites 2 are Indian nano satellites INS-1A and INS-1B that weight about 30 kgs. 96 of them belong to USA, one from international ISROs customers from Netherlands, Switzerland, Israel, Khazakhstan and UAE.

PSLV C37 Single Rocket Carries 104 Satellites Launched


PSLV C37 Single Rocket Carries 104 Satellites Launched


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The Cartosat-2 series satellites are launched to provide remote sensing services. It keeps track of coastal land, road network and others. It has the mission life of 5 years.

Among 103 satellites 2 are Indian nano satellites INS-1A and INS-1B that weight about 30 kgs. 96 of them belong to USA, one from international ISROs customers from Netherlands, Switzerland, Israel, Khazakhstan and UAE.

PSLV C37 Single Rocket Carries 104 Satellites Launched

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