ISRO Scores Century With Satellites

Fri Jan 12 2018 16:05:10 GMT+0530 (IST)

ISRO(Indian Space Research Organisation) has proved time and again that they are on par with the developed countries when it comes to space research.   They have created history now by successfully launching the 100th satellite into space.. in cricket terms ISRO scored a century.

They have successfully launched it's 100th satellite 'Cartosat-2 Series' on Friday from Sriharikota.  It is a proud moment for all of us. ISRO launch vehicle PSLV-C40 carried 31 satellites(Three satellites belong to India and 28 satellites belong to other countries - United States, Britain, South Korea, France, Canada, Finland).

Revealing the speciality of this launch, Scientists said that the satellites were launched in two orbits, unlike other launches where they launch all satellites in single orbit.  PM Narendra Modi congratulated ISRO on the occasion.  He tweeted that "My heartiest congratulations to @isro and its scientists on the successful launch of PSLV today. This success in the New Year will bring benefits of the country's rapid strides in space technology to our citizens, farmers, fishermen etc."