Wednesday 13th December 2017

    ISRO PSLV-37 rocket launch: How international media reported India's big achievement

    "India has successfully launched 104 satellites in a single mission, setting a world record of launching the most satellites at one go. For those wondering if a poor country like India can afford such missions, here's some more information. Of the 104, 101 are foreign satellites to serve international customers as India seeks a bigger share of the $300 billion global space industry. Modi is bullish on India's space programme and has repeatedly praised the efforts of scientists who three years ago pulled off a low-cost mission to send a probe to orbit Mars that succeeded at the first attempt. Out of 101 nano-satellites, 96 were from the United States and one each from Israel, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates." More on how international media reported India's big achievement here