Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is aiming for a world record by launching 104 satellites in one go on 15th of February.
In these three belongs to India and 101 satellites are from foreign nations like US, Germany, Israel, Israel, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates. The majority numbers of the Earth-observation satellites are from the US.
ISRO’s new record will break the record of 37 satellites launch record set by NASA in June 2014. This moment will be certainly a proud moment one for India
Its workhorse PSLV-C37 is ready to take all these satellites Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
“We have tentatively decided to launch the satellites at one go around 9 a.m. into the sun-synchronous orbit, about 500 km above the earth,” the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) official.
He added that “A 320-tonne rocket — Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C37) — will launch all the satellites with a combined weight of 1,500 kg, including the 650 kg remote-sensing Cartosat-2 and two nano-satellites (IA and IB) weighing 15 kg each,”
Earlier ISRO Chief Director said that for India’s Space exploration mission’s 2016 mark as a good year and hopes 2017 also better one.