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Space agency successfully launches 100th satellite Cartosat-2, PM congratulates scientists


Space agency successfully launches 100th satellite Cartosat-2, PM congratulates scientists India on Friday launched a polar rocket with 31 satellites, including three Indian and 28 of six other nations from its spaceport here. The 44.4-metre tall Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40) roared into a clear sky after a perfect lift-off at 9.29 a.m. after a 28-hour countdown. The 320-tonne rocket will eject the satellites one-by-one and deploy them into the earth’s lower orbit about 17 minutes and 18 seconds after the lift-off.   More



(Source: Hindustan Times - Jan 12)

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