ISRO successfully launched 104 nano satellites into orbit © ISRO
ISRO successfully launched 104 nano satellites into orbit © ISRO

India launches record number of satellites into orbit

15 February 2017

India’s space agency has successfully launched 104 nano satellites from a single rocket, tripling the current record of 37 satellites sent into orbit by Russia in 2014.

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C37 (PSLV) carrying the satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) in Sriharikota, the vehicle’s 39th flight.

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