India's Polar Satellite launch Vehicle (PSLV-C9) today successfully placed ten satellites, including the country's remote sensing satellite, into orbit in a single mission. This is for the first time that ISRO has put ten satellites in orbit in a single launch and thus setting a world record.
(Photo courtesy : ISRO )
PSLV -C9 blasted off at around 9.20 AM (IST) today from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota carrying Remote Sensing satellite, CARTOSAT-2A along with Indian Mini Satellite (IMS-1) developed by ISRO and eight nanosatellites built by universities and research institutions in Canada and Germany.
Kudos to all the Scientists involved!