Home Minister Rajnath Singh on 12 January congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of its 100th satellite tv for pc, and stated the step is a “big landmark in India’s journey into the space”.
The ISRO introduced the 42nd Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), PSLV-C40, on 12 January from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota and it positioned 31 satellites throughout two orbits.
“Congratulations to team ISRO on the successful launch of its 100th satellite with Cartosat-2 series Satellite Mission. The scientists at ISRO have made the nation proud with their successes on several occasions. They have done it again by hitting a century,” Rajnath tweeted.
Of 31 satellites, 3 are Indian and 28 are from Canada, Finland, France, South Korea, the UK and the US.
The ISRO’s success of launching 100 satellites is historical in some ways and a large landmark in India’s adventure into the area. The scientists at ISRO have carved a distinct position in the astronomical area.
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) January 12, 2018
Rajnath stated that ISRO’s success of launching “100 satellites is historic in many ways and a big landmark in India’s journey into space”.
“The scientists at ISRO have carved a special place in the astronomical space.”