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ISRO to create history by launching 22 satellites in single Mission

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India’s Space pioneer ISRO has been creating records and making achievements in all its missions. It is set to launch 22 satellites in Single mission and create new history.


Flash points

  • ISRO is planning to launch 22 satellites in its upcoming mission that includes micro and nano satellites from other nations
  • NASA holds the record for launching 29 satellites in a single mission in 2013
  • The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’s workhorse Polar rocket PSLV C34 carrying India’s Cartosat 2C would also have 21 other satellites from countries
  • The countries whose satellites to be sent are US, Canada, Indonesia and Germany
  • The launch would be made from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in the spaceport of Sriharikota
  • Previously ISRO had launched 10 satellites in 2008
  • The upcoming ISRO mission would carry LAPAN A3 of Indonesia, BIROS of Germany, SKYSAT GEN 2-1 of US, MVV of Germany among the micro satellites

Key points

  • Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre- K Sivan