Thursday, 16 February 2017

India Created History: sent 104 satellites in single space mission.


The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)created history Wednesday by Launching a record 104 satellites in a single mission. Here is all you need to know about the ground breaking mission:
  • ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) - C37 carried the 714kg Cartosat-2 series satellite for earth observation along with 103 co-passenger satellites. This is the Highest number of satellites ever launched in a single mission.

  • The perfect lift-off happened at 9.28am, Wednesday. In a Launch that took 28 minutes, all the satellites were successfully placed into the Earth's orbit.

  • The PSLV-C37, in it's 39th flight, lifted off from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.


  • Cartosat-2 series: This was the first satellite to be launched and is made especially to monitor activities of India's hostile neighbors at a resolution of less than a meter keeping a bird's eye view on both Pakistan and China.

  • a cut of image from Malaysian's newspaper..
     

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