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ISRO Sets a New Space Record

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ISRO New Space Record

On 15/02/2017 at 10:30 am ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) created a new record by launching 104 satellites in a single mission from the space centre at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle or PSLV, in its 39th flight (PSLV-C37), launched the 714 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite for earth observation along with 103 co-passenger satellites, together weighing about 664 kg at lift-off.

Earlier, the highest number of satellites launched in a single mission is 37 by Russia in 2014. The US space agency, NASA has launched 29.

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