ISRO creates world record, launches 104 satellites

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Sriharikota, Feb 15: On Wednesday, ISRO created a world record by launching 104 satellites in a single flight of PSLVC 37 from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

ISRO not just broke Russia's record, but also its own record. ISRO sucessfully launched PSLVC 37. The entire launch lasted for about 28 minutes.

ISRO attempts new world record

"One hundred and four satellites have been put into orbit," ISRO Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said soon after the launch, congratulating the space agency's team on its success.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated ISRO for the achievement.

With this launch, India becomes the first country to launch more than 100 satellites under single mission. The 104 satellites will be carried by ISRO's workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C37, which will be going on its 39th mission.

The satellites were blasted off from the SDSC SHAR Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh moments ago.

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