ISRO made the world record by sending 104 satellites in one go
Then, at 18 minutes into the flight, three satellites, all Indian, are sent into orbit.
After that, in matter of just 600 seconds, the other 101 satellites are let loose in the darkness of space, all in pairs, and the striking image of the American “Dove” satellites against the blue-and-white clouds of Earth make for a picture-perfect selfie. No filter needed.
Of the 104 satellites, 101 are foreign satellites to serve international customers as India seeks a bigger share of the $300 billion global space industry.ISRO launched a record 104 satellites, including India’s earth observation satellite, on a single rocket from the spaceport in Sriharikota. The rest were commercial launches for international customers, through agreements with its commercial arm Antrix Corporation.Of the 101 foreign satellites launched by PSLV on Wednesday, 96 are from the US while one satellite each is from the Netherlands, Switzerland, Israel, Kazakhstan and the UAE.ISRO broke the record of Russia of putting 37 satellites.