ISRO Launch PSLV 20 Satellites In An Individual Mission On 22nd June 2016 :- ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) said that India will launch 20 Satellites in an individual mission on June 22 (today).
These Satellites has been lifted off in the morning at 09:26 a.m. via Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket that stands 44.4 meters tall and has weight 320 tonnes (1,288 kg), from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh with all 20 satellites in a single mission. The entire mission will get accomplished in around 26 minutes.
ISRO Launch 20 Satellites On 22nd June 2016
The main purpose of this rocket is India’s 725.5 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite for the earth observation.
Before this via PSLV in 2008, the ISRO had launched 10 satellites in a single attempt which was successful in it’s goal. There were total 34 attempts till now of which 32 were successful and 1 failure together with 1 partial failure. Till now India has launched 57 foreign satellites successfully.
This time, the satellite is closely similar to the preceding Cartosat-2, 2A and 2B.