Union Cabinet lauds ISRO for launching 20 sattelites in one go

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New Delhi | Updated: June 22, 2016 7:07:01 PM

The Union Cabinet today commended the Indian Space Research Organisation for simultaneous launch of 20 satellites.

Narendra modi, Arvind kejriwalAt the Cabinet meeting here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi briefed his colleagues on the successful launch of PSLV-C34 which carried multiple satellites. (Reuters)

The Union Cabinet today commended the Indian Space Research Organisation for simultaneous launch of 20 satellites.

At the Cabinet meeting here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi briefed his colleagues on the successful launch of PSLV-C34 which carried multiple satellites.

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“The Cabinet then applauded ISRO and its scientists for the new record they have created,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters at a briefing of the decisions taken by the Union Cabinet.

Creating a record, India successfully launched 20 satellites, including 17 foreign and its earth observation satellite, in a single mission in 26 minutes from Sriharikota in a crucial step to become a key player in the multi-billion dollar space launch market.

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