Imageries from Cartosat-2A, IMS-1 presented to PM

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Bangalore, May 5 (UNI) High quality imageries acquired from recently launched Cartosat-2A and Indian Mini Satellite-1 (IMS-1) were presented to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by ISRO Chairman G Madhavan Nair in New Delhi today.

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had successfully launched ten satellites including Cartosat-2A and IMS-1 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on April 28.

An ISRO press release said that the Prime Minister was highly appreciative of the success of PSLV-C9 mission which had placed the ten satellites into orbit. He congratulated the entire ISRO team for the magnificent performance.

Dr Singh was also briefed about ISRO's missions of the immediate future like its ambitious moon mission Chandrayaan-1 and new initiatives related to the Manned Spaceflight Programme.

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