Somnath congratulates ISRO scientists

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New Delhi, Apr 28: Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee congratulated the entire team of scientists, technologists and staff of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch of 10 satellites simultaneously, through its launch vehicle PSLV-C9 this morning.

Making the announcement in the Lok Sabha today, Mr Chatterjee said, ''I had the privilege of watching the historic launch process, which is the first of its kind, live, on the national broadcaster and the precision with which the mission was accomplished made me feel extremely proud of the achievement by our space scientists which will go down in the history of Indian space researh as a major milestone.'' He was confident that, ''with one more feather in its cap, ISRO will soon emerge as one of the major players in the international commercial satellite launch market''.

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