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ISRO’s historic 20-satellite launch: Who said what

The 48-hour countdown for this launch was started on Monday morning by ISRO.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: June 23, 2016 1:57:51 pm
 ISRO, ISro launch, Isro satellite launch, isro launch today, pslv, pslv c 34 launch, sriharikota, satish dhawan space centre, sriharikota satellite launch PSLV-C34 is being used to carry the satellites, including India’s earth observation spacecraft Cartosat-2.

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) marked a historic launch of 20 satellites on Wednesday. The flagship rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C34, which included 17 foreign payloads, was launched at 9:26 am from the second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikotta, Andhra Pradesh.

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PSLV-C34 is being used to carry the satellites, including India’s earth observation spacecraft Cartosat-2. The 48-hour countdown for this launch was started on Monday morning by ISRO.

Soon after the launch was declared successful congratulatory tweets started pouring in.

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