Hyderabad, Apr 28 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Governor N D Tiwari today congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for successfully launching ten satellites in a single mission with the PSLV-C9 placing CARTOSAT-2A, IMS-1 and eight foreign satellites in the intended orbit.
In a message here, he said ''I am delighted at the historic launch of ten satellites at a time. This proves that India is not only a leader in space technology, but also provides earth observatory data to meet the development needs of the country. It is gratifying to learn that these images would be used in making maps which will provide valuable information in planning urban infrastructure, rural roads and settlements.'' UNI AP GD NY AS2135