For a long time now the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been making sure that we are always awe struck by their work. ISRO also was going to try and break the record of the maximum number of satellites launched in one rocket. On Wednesday, they have very easily set the new record for the same. ISRO successfully launched 104 satellites on one rocket, setting a new world record.
— News18 (@CNNnews18) February 15, 2017
ISRO had a record earlier that stood at launching 20 satellites at one go on one rocket.
India just broke all these records. Feel proud yet? India has actually set such a record, that is now very difficult to break by any other space agency.
— NDTV (@ndtv) February 15, 2017
What was it exactly?
The scientists at ISRO have used the XL Variant of the most powerful rocket PSLV which was earlier used in the ever so famous Chandrayaan and also during the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).
The basic satellite, which from the Cartosat-2 Series, will be very similar to the four basic satellites in the Cartosat-2 series. After it becomes fully functional and operational, this will provide even images which will be useful for taking land, water body images that can help us determine the exact area of all these land masses. The Cartosat-2 Series satellite has a mission life of five years.
All the eminent personalities in India were very proud and these tweets surely show that. You are a proud Indian as well? Make sure you tell us in the comments just how proud you are!
This remarkable feat by @isro is yet another proud moment for our space scientific community and the nation. India salutes our scientists.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 15, 2017
What an amazing feat achieved by #ISRO by launching PSLV rocket successfully carrying 104 satellites. India is proud of such organizations!
— Virender Sehwag (@VirenderSehweg) February 15, 2017
— Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) February 15, 2017
This day shall go down as a landmark in the history of our space programme #PresidentMukherjee
— President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) February 15, 2017
proud to be an INdian https://t.co/VteCWI9g8w
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 15, 2017