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Launch of 104 satellites shows India's potential : Harsh Vardhan

The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan releasing the souvenir at the inauguration of the International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries - NxGnMiFu - 2017, organised by CSIR-Central Institute of Mining & Fuel Research (CSIR-CIMFR), in New Delhi on February 15, 2017.
The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan releasing the souvenir at the inauguration of the International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries - NxGnMiFu - 2017, organised by CSIR-Central Institute of Mining & Fuel Research (CSIR-CIMFR), in New Delhi on February 15, 2017.

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New Delhi , 15 Feb 2017

Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday congratulated the ISRO for launching 104 satellites, saying it was a glimpse of the potential Indian science holds."Today, India created world record of sending maximum satellites, 104 in a single launch. Awesome feat by ISRO. Congrats to the scientists," the minister tweeted."The whole country is proud of our scientists. We've created history."The whole world now looks at India for touching lives of people with science and technology and it's philosophy of 'Vasudeva Kutumbuakam'."The Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on Wednesday lifted off with a record 104 satellites, including the earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 series.The co-passenger satellites comprised 101 nano satellites, one each from Israel, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the UAE and 96 from the US, as well as two nano satellites from India.Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar added: "Congratulations to ISRO scientists and team for launching a record 104 satellites in a single mission. It's a proud moment for the nation."Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also hailed ISRO.

 

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