siliconindia logo
Facebook Twitter google+ RSS Feed

ISRO Will Launch 83 Satellites In One Go In Jan 2017

Thursday, 01 December 2016, 03:32 Hrs
33
cmt right
32
Comment Right
58
cmt right
11
cmt right
Printer Print Email Email


NEW DELHI: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch 83 satellites, 80 of them being foreign, in one go in January next year, the Lok Sabha was told on Wednesday.

Eighty satellites weighing 500 kg belonged to five foreign countries -- Israel, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Switzerland and the US.

"These international customer satellites are being launched as part of the commercial arrangement between them and Antrix Corporation Ltd, the commercial arm and PSU under the ISRO," Jitendra Singh, Minister of State in the PMO said in a written reply. The Department of Space comes under the PMO.

It will be the first of its kind mission in ISRO's space history.

Three Indian satellites are namely Cartosat-2 seriesweighing 730 kg as primary payload, INS-IA and INS-1B, total weighing 30 kg.



Read Also:



Facebook Messenger Launches 'Instant Games'
Facebook Introduces 'Express Wifi' to Offer Internet Connectivity in Remote Locations
2D Materials May Lead To Faster, Smaller, Efficient Devices


Source: PTI
Experts on SiliconIndia
Santhosh  K
Sr. Soft. Engg.
Oracle India
Nehal Vyas
Sr. Team Lead
Cyberoam Tech.
Rani Malli
Sr. Director
Philips
Sr. Executive
ISB
Vijay Balkrishna Konduskar
Business Consultant
Imans Web Tech
Dr L P  Sharma
Technical Director
NIC
Reena Khanna
Founder
Solitaireworld
Dellas  Asse
sys-network admin
Computer Station
Sign Up for DailyDose and Read the Day's Highlights
Follow SiliconIndia :
Write your comment now
Submit Reset