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Sunday, 19 June 2016 - 10:18
India to launch 20 satellites on June 22
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India has announced that 20 satellites will be launched in a single mission on June 22.

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) stated, at 9.25 a.m. that day, the Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) will lift off from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh with 20 satellites.

“While the rocket’s main cargo will be India’s 725.5 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite for earth observation, the other 19 satellites weighing around 560 kg are from the US, Canada, Germany and Indonesia as well as one satellite each from Sathyabama University, Chennai, and the College of Engineering, Pune,” Indian media stated.

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