PSLV-C37 (104 satellite launched)

  • ISRO created a record by launching 104 satellites in a single launch via PSLV-C37
  • Of the total 104 satellites, three were Indian and remaining 101 belonged to international customers
  • India‚Äôs three satellites included earth-mapping Cartosat-2 satellite (main payload) and nanosatellites INS-1A and INS-1B
  • Cartosat-2 Satellite:
    • It was the primary payload of the mission. It is similar to the earlier four satellites in Cartosat-2 Series. It weighs 714 kg and has a mission life of five years.
    • It is earth observation satellite that will provide remote sensing services.
    • Images sent by it will be useful for coastal land use and regulation, road network monitoring and creation of land use maps, among others.

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