Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services KUNA training center Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
UN condemns twin suicide attacks in Baghdad      Oil spill around sunken tanker expands in East China Sea      USD stabilizes against KD at 0.300, EUR up to 0.368
  Science & Technology
Indian space mission successfully launches 31 satellites
12/01/2018 | LOC21:27
18:27 GMT
| World News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط
NEW DELHI, Jan 12 (KUNA) -- The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced on Friday that it has successfully launched 31 satellites including indigenous Cartosat-II on-board its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40) in a single mission.
The Indian Department of Space said in a statement that the (PSLV-C40) succeeded in launching 31 satellites including three Indian and 28 others owned by international customers from the US, the UK, Canada, Finland, France and the Republic of Korea.
The successful launch was carried out from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, situated in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh as the PSLV-C40 lifted-off from "the first launch pad and after a flight lasting 16 minutes 37 seconds" all satellites were successfully separated from the PSLV as planned by the ISRO.
The Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) of ISRO headquartered at Bengaluru city took over the control of the Indian satellite. the 710-kg Cartosat-II Series Remote Sensing Satellite is key to India's space mission.
India had launched its fifth satellites dedicated for defense forces in the Cartosat-II series in June last year and the current mission has placed in the orbit the final and sixth one.
Indian space organization had successfully placed 104 satellites including 101 from foreign countries for the first time in a single mission on-board its PSLV in last February. (end) atk.bs
 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share
Kuwait
Photos from GCC Summit
Photos from GCC
share your photos Kuwait Vision
Vote for best photo for 2017

Kuwait Reader
Kuwait Vision
 
News Brief
 


KUNA publishes a book titled (His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah: A Humanitarian Leader) to commemorate the UN honoring of Kuwait's leader

 
Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   Kuwait's "Skydive and Fly" --- dream comes true
2.   USD stabilizes against KD at 0.300, EUR up to 0.368
3.   Today in Kuwait's History
4.   Oil spill around sunken tanker expands in East China Sea
5.   Kuwaiti oil price up 67 cents to USD 66.60 pb
6.   Kuwait most "food-secure" Arab nation, say experts
 
 
kuna magazien

 
Publications

 
WEATHER
PRAYER
CURRENCIES
KUWAIT AIRPORT
About KUNA KUNA SERVICES USEFUL LINKS KUNA ARCHIVE KUNA PUBLICATIONS
Home
About Kuna
Advertise
Contact Us
Kuna's Bureaus
Services
KUNA training center
Term Of Use
Read The Whole Newscast
Pictures (during the week)
FTP Service
KUNA Reader
SMS Services
kuwait in memory of day
Job Application
Careers
Arab News Agencies
International News Agencies
Governmental Institutes
other useful links
Prayer Times
News Archive
Other News Services
Today In Kuwait's History
Events
Training Sessions
Videos
All KUNA right are reserved © 2012. This site is designed and published by IDS