President Pranab Mukherjee congratulates ISRO on successful PSLV-C35 launch

By: | Published: September 27, 2016 1:27 PM

President Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated space agency ISRO on the successful launch of eight satellites, including advanced weather satellite SCATSAT-1, in different orbits.

Pranab _PTI LIn a message to ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar, Mukherjee extended congratulations to him and his team for the successful launch of PSLV-C35. (Source: PTI)

President Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated space agency ISRO on the successful launch of eight satellites, including advanced weather satellite SCATSAT-1, in different orbits.

In a message to ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar, Mukherjee extended congratulations to him and his team for the successful launch of PSLV-C35 (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle), carrying advanced satellite SCATSAT-1 along with seven other co-passenger satellites from Algeria, Canada, USA and two from India yesterday.

“I understand that SCATSAT-1 will help provide wind vector data products for weather forecasting cyclone detection and tracking services to the users. The nation is proud of this important achievement which is a significant milestone in the progress of our space capabilities,” he said.

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