India Breaks Launch Record - and Sets Its Sights Higher

India's PSLV Successfully Launches Ten Satellites

"In its thirteenth flight conducted from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota, today (April 28, 2008), ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C9, successfully launched the 690 kg Indian remote sensing satellite CARTOSAT-2A, the 83 kg Indian Mini Satellite (IMS-1) and eight nanosatellites for international customers into a 637 km polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO). PSLV-C9 in its 'core alone' configuration launched ten satellites with a total weight of about 820 kg."

ISRO to send man into space in seven years, India PR Wire

"India will be in a position to carry out a manned space mission within seven years from now, said a top official of the Indian space agency here Monday."

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