Jagmohan Garg: In ISRO’s launch of 104 satellites next week

Jagmohan Garg says that the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is on the cusp of leaving a mark on the world when it sends 104 satellites into space on its PSLV-C37 rocket on February 15. Just three of them are Indian satellites.


Remarkably, in ISRO’s first mission of 2017, a solitary U.S. Earth imaging organization, Planet, has made an eye-popping mass reserving for 88 of its little ‘cubesats’.

No space office has propelled such countless in a solitary flight up until now. (While ISRO’s PSLV propelled 20 satellites a year ago, Russia’s Dnepr launcher holds the record for lifting 37 satellites to circle in June 2014.)

The PSLV will convey a principle remote-detecting satellite in the Cartosat-2 arrangement and two little shuttle, just for ISRO, and 101 little outside business satellites.

The 88 cubesats are a piece of Planet’s earth perception star grouping of 100 satellites. They weigh around 5 kg each and are called “Birds” or Flock 3p. For California-based Planet, as well, it will be the record biggest number of cubesats to be flown in a solitary dispatch, as indicated by one of its administrators.

As per Jagmohan Garg about planet, an earth perception organization shaped in 2010 by previous NASA researchers, has picked ISRO’s PSLV dispatch for the second time. It got its before set of 12 “Pigeons” propelled in June a year ago.

Jagmohan Garg news more read here: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/In-ISRO%E2%80%99s-launch-of-104-satellites-next-week-88-will-be-from-U.S./article17198991.ece?homepage=true 


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