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Proud moment for nation: Modi on launch of 104 satellites

PTI
Published Feb 15, 2017, 10:55 am IST
Updated Feb 15, 2017, 11:43 am IST
ISRO successfully launched a record 104 satellites on a single rocket from the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh.
ISRO successfully launched a record 104 satellites on a single rocket from the Sriharikota. (Photo: Screengrab)
 ISRO successfully launched a record 104 satellites on a single rocket from the Sriharikota. (Photo: Screengrab)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed scientists for the successful launch of 104 satellites on board a single rocket from the spaceport of Sriharikota.

ISRO chief A S Kiran Kumar said at the mission control centre at Sriharikota that the Prime Minister has congratulated the space agency team for the successful launch.

 

"Congratulations to @isro for the successful launch of PSLV-C37 and CARTOSAT satellite together with 103 nano satellites!," the Prime Minister said in a tweet.

Modi tweet

"This remarkable feat by @isro is yet another proud moment for our space scientific community and the nation. India salutes our scientists," he said.

Indian Space Research Agency this morning successfully launched a record 104 satellites on a single rocket from the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh.

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