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Watch: ISRO launches 104 satellites, India hails world record

The co-passenger satellites comprised 101 nano satellites from Israel, Kazakhstan and others

BS Web Team & Agencies  |  New Delhi 

ISRO, space research

Greetings and praises for from various ministers, Bollywood stars and other eminent personalities flooded Twitter on Wednesday as the space agency created a world record by successfully putting 104 into orbit.

The Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) lifted off successfully with 104 satellites, including the country's earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 series, from the spaceport in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday morning.

The co-passenger comprised 101 nano satellites, one each from Israel, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, and the and 96 from the US, as well as two nano from India.

First Published: Thu, February 16 2017. 13:37 IST