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ISRO eyes on commercial space market by launching 20 satellites in 26 minutes

  • ISRO Google, ISRO launched 20 satellites, ISRO, ISRO satellites, PSLV C-34, PSLV C-34 rocket, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota
    ISRO, is headed for a larger slice of the lucrative commercial space market.

    Shortly after 9 am, India successfully launched a rocket which deposited a record 20 satellites in 26 minutes

  • ISRO Google, ISRO launched 20 satellites, ISRO, ISRO satellites, PSLV C-34, PSLV C-34 rocket, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota
    More than half are for US, only 3 for India.

    carrying satellites mainly for international customers including the US, Germany

  • ISRO Google, ISRO launched 20 satellites, ISRO, ISRO satellites, PSLV C-34, PSLV C-34 rocket, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota
    It was the most satellites India has put in space at one go

    India competing for bigger share of $300 billion global space industry.

  • ISRO Google, ISRO launched 20 satellites, ISRO, ISRO satellites, PSLV C-34, PSLV C-34 rocket, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota
    though Russia set the record of 37 for a single launch in 2014.

    Most of the satellites will enter orbit to observe and measure the Earth's atmosphere, while another aims to provide service for amateur radio operators.

  • ISRO Google, ISRO launched 20 satellites, ISRO, ISRO satellites, PSLV C-34, PSLV C-34 rocket, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota
    The business of putting commercial satellites into space for a fee is growing as phone, Internet

    India is competing with other international players for a greater share of that launch market, and is known for its low-cost space programme.

  • ISRO Google, ISRO launched 20 satellites, ISRO, ISRO satellites, PSLV C-34, PSLV C-34 rocket, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota
    tweeting that "our space programme has time and again shown the transformative potential of science & technology in people's lives."

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the 20-satellite record as a "monumental accomplishment"

  • ISRO Google, ISRO launched 20 satellites, ISRO, ISRO satellites, PSLV C-34, PSLV C-34 rocket, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota
    The shuttle was reportedly developed on a budget of just one billion rupees ($14 million)

    Last month India successfully launched its first mini space shuttle as it joined the global race to make reusable rockets.

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