India launched 104 satellites in a single mission

Feb

15

2017

Agency Space Research recorded Indian yesterday set a new record after enable it to launch 104 new industrial satellite into space by rocket PSLV, which is the largest amount of satellites being launched on a single rocket on the planet.

There were rocket launch from space “Sriharikota” base in the state of Andhra Pradesh, south-east of the country, process and organization emphasized the success of the mission at 12:00 am Eastern Time States descended on February 15 current.

And was able to polar satellite launch vehicle, or what is known simply as PSLV before this task to put 122 satellites into orbit over the past 23 years, and included the largest previous load has 20 satellites on a mission took place during the month of June 2016.

And it launched PSLV rocket, this time loaded with the number of 88 satellites on behalf of Doves follow the US company Planet Labs and designed to capture high-resolution ground images, while the rest of payload the missile’s six countries, namely Israel, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates and the United States.

The company suggests that the new satellite presence along with former Doves satellites in orbit, and of the 50 satellites make up the largest fleet of satellites in human history.

The main purpose of the launch of PSLV launch satellites Indian series “Cartosat 2D” Cartosat 2D rocket, a high-resolution satellites dedicated to monitoring the Earth, which aims to focus on Pakistan and China.

And extracted agency Indian Space Research forefront of the Russian space agency, known as government Roskosmos Foundation, which was carrying the world record benchmark in terms of the amount of satellites absolute through a single task, and that after the establishment of the Dnepr Dnepr rocket carrying 37 satellites into orbit in the month of June 2014 .

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