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India Successfully Puts Eight Satellites Into Orbit

Sputnik News

10:58 26.09.2016

Indian rocket PSLV on Monday successfully put eight satellites from four countries into orbit, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said in a statement.

NEW DELHI (Sputnik) – According to the ISRO, the satellites launched by the PSLV include Algeria's ALSAT-1B, ALSAT-2B, ALSAT-1N, Canadian NLS-19 and US Pathfinder-1, as well as three Indian satellites.

"India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its thirty-seventh flight (PSLV-C35), launches the 371 kg SCATSAT-1 for weather related studies and seven co-passenger satellites into polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO)," the statement said.

The PSLV-C35 mission was launched from the First Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre on India's Sriharikota island, the ISRO said.


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