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ISRO Launches India's 'Eye In The Sky'

On Friday, Indian space agency ISRO launched another satellite - the eye-in-the-sky kind and displayed its strength. A Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle - PSLV-C38 placed earth observation satellite Cartosat-2s and 30 nano satellites, including 29 from 14 different countries, in their respective orbits.

 

 

PSLV-C38 took off from the first launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 9.29am. It was PSLV's the 40th flight.

 

Isro chairman A S Kiran Kumar congratulated the scientists after the mission was declared a success.

 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to his official Twitter handle and wrote, "Congratulations to ISRO on its 40th successful Polar satellite launch carrying 31 satellites from 15 countries. You make us proud!"