ISRO successfully launches its 100th satellite

Sriharikota: In a landmark move, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) this morning successfully sent up a rocket carrying India’s 100th satellite along with 30 others.

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) lifted off at 9.29 am from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

The 30 other satellites include two other satellites from India and 28 satellites from six countries — Canada, Finland, France, Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States.

The 44.4-metre tall rocket lifted off from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota.