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India scripts history! ISRO's PSLV C-34 successfully injects Cartosat-2, 19 other satellites into orbit

By Biplob Ghosal | Last Updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 10:26
Zee Media Bureau

Sriharikota: Setting a record, India on Wednesday successfully launched 20 satellites, including 17 foreign payloads in a single mission on board ISRO's workhorse PSLV-C34 from the spaceport here. The PSLV-C34 lifted off successfully with the country's earth observation satellite Cartosat, Google company Terra Bella's SkySat Gen2-1 and 18 other satellites.

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10:26 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses immense happiness over ISRO's latest feat.

The PM congratulates the entire team of the space agency on the monumental accomplishment.

Lauding the efforts of students from Chennai's Sathyabama University and College of Engineering, Pune. PM Modi says: "Saw with immense joy that students from institutions in Pune & Chennai played a role in the making of satellites. This touched me."

"As a common citizen, was totally immersed in happiness to see our youngsters excelling & taking so much interest in science."

10:25 AM

President Pranab Mukherjee congratulates ISRO.

10:20 AM

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury says, ISRO lives up to independent India's proud legacy in science and technology.

"Heartiest congratulations to scientists and team at ISRO's Satish Dhawan Space Centre for the successful launch of 20 satellites in one rocket," Yechury says. 

10:03 AM

Know about the satellites that were launched by ISRO:

09:58 AM

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan congratulates ISRTO on the historic launch.

He tweets:

09:56 AM

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh says, "ISRO has been instrumental in leading India's charge of becoming a global leader in satellite launch technology."

09:49 AM

Commenting on the successful launch of record 20 satellites from Sriharikota, ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar says the team has accomplished a major landmark.

09:45 AM

PSLV C-34 injects Cartosat-2 series and 19 satellites into orbit.

09:28 AM

Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C34) lifts off successfully with the country's earth observation satellite Cartosat, Google company Terra BellaÂ’s SkySat Gen2-1 and 18 other satellites.

First Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 10:31
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