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ISRO PSLV-C37 | 'Flying high': Who said what after the successful launch of 104 satellites

ISRO On Wednesday Scripted History As It Successfully Launched A Record 104 Satellites On A Single Rocket From The Spaceport In Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 15 Feb 2017, 11:43:37 AM
President Pranab Mukherjee (File photo)

Sriharikota (AP):

ISRO on Wednesday scripted history as it successfully launched a record 104 satellites on a single rocket from the spaceport in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. 

The 104 satellites also included India’s earth observation satellite. This is the highest number of satellites ever launched in a single mission.
Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C37 blasted off at 9:28 AM from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre and first injected Cartosat-2 series satellite into orbit followed by the other 103 nano satellites, including 96 from the U.S, in a gap of about 30 minutes.

Here is who said what:

PM Narendra Modi: Congratulations to @isro for the successful launch of PSLV-C37 and CARTOSAT satellite together with 103 nano satellites!
This remarkable feat by @isro is yet another proud moment for our space scientific community and the nation. India salutes our scientists.
Spoke to the Secretary, Department of Space and congratulated him & the entire team of scientists on today's exceptional achievement.

Pranab Mukherjee: Congratulations to ISRO on the successful launch of PSLV – C37, carrying a record 104 satellites. This day shall go down as a landmark in the history of our space programme. 

Nation is proud of this achievement, which has demonstrated, yet again, India’s increasing space capabilities. I urge ISRO to continue to strive for the progress of our space capabilities.

Kiren Rijiju: Let's celebrate the success! Congratulations to #ISRO on the successful launch of PSLV-C37, carrying a record 104 satellites.

Shahnawaz Hussain: More Congrats to all the scientists at #ISRO for yet another landmark by launching 104 satellites in a single mission. We are so proud of ISRO.

Prakash Javadekar: Congratulations to ISRO Scientists & team for launching a record 104 satellites in a single mission. It's a proud moment for the nation.

Jayant Sinha: Exceptional achievement by our ISRO scientists. We are very proud of the record launch of 104 satellites. Congratulations to ISRO team.

Suresh Prabhu: Flying high, yet again! Kudos to @isro for achieving this record of successfully launching 104 satelites in one go! Proud moment ISRO

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M Venkaiah Naidu: Kudos to team ISRO. History created with the successful lunch of #PSLV-C37 & CARTOSAT along with 103 nano satellites.

N Chandrababu Naidu: Overwhelmed to witness this magnificent feat by @isro in launching 104 satellites. A proud moment for all Indians. Salute to the team!

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BS Bassi: Wish ISRO PSLV C 37 all the very best. ISRO has been making Indians proud by reaching newer milestones in space.

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First Published : 15 Feb 2017, 11:22:00 AM