India Sends 10 Satellites Into Orbit On Back Of One Rocket

July 29, 2008

India broke Russia's record by sending 10 satellites into orbit at once, on the back of one strong rocket...Washington (ChattahBox) – India broke Russia’s record by sending 10 satellites into orbit at once, on the back of one strong rocket.

India launched a total of 10 satellites, which included a 700 kilogram remote-sensing satellite, as well as a smaller satellite and eight nano-satellites.

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced that the mission was a complete and utter success.

The satellites were launched into orbit on the back of a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).

ISRO chairman G. Madhavan stated the mission was a “success.” It was broadcast on television for the entire nation to see.

Russia’s past record was eight satellites being launched at once.


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