Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) team for carrying out a successful launch of PSLV-C47 carrying indigenous Cartosat-3 satellite and 13 nanosatellites
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (November 27) congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) team for the successful launch of PSLV-C47 carrying indigenous Cartosat-3 satellite and over a dozen nanosatellites.
Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said, "I heartily congratulate the entire @isro team on yet another successful launch of PSLV-C47 carrying indigenous Cartosat-3 satellite and over a dozen nanosatellites of USA."
"The advanced Cartosat-3 will augment our high-resolution imaging capability. ISRO has once again made the nation proud!" he said in his subsequent tweet.
ISRO on Wednesday injected Cartosat-3 spacecraft and 13 commercial satellites successfully into their designated orbits.
"#PSLV-C47 successfully injects #Cartosat3 spacecraft into orbit," tweeted the space agency.
"13 commercial satellites from the USA successfully placed in their designated orbits #PSLVC47," it said in its subsequent tweet.
"I am happy that PSLV-C47 injected precisely in orbit with 13 other satellites. Cartosat-3 is highest resolution civilian satellite; We have 13 missions up to March- 6 large vehicle missions and seven satellite missions," said ISRO chief K Sivan.
On Wednesday, ISRO launched PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 and 13 nanosatellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre here.
Cartosat-3 satellite is a third-generation agile, advanced satellite having high-resolution imaging capability.
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