The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is making some great progress towards launching upcoming key satellites. It has planned to launch four more key satellites in the next three months this year.
While speaking to the media on the occasion of a private college function, Mr Mylswamy Annadurai, director, ISRO satellite centre, informed that India has launched 10 satellites between August 2015 and August 2016, adding, four more launches-INSAT-3DR and SCATSAT-1 on September this year, GSAT-18 in October and ResourceSat-2A in November 2016.
By the end of three years, ISRO has a target of launching 70 satellites. He also stated that by 2020, ISRO would launch ‘Aditya-L1’, the first Indian mission to study the sun.
Annadurai also informed that India has decided to go solo in the Chandrayan-II project, without taking help from Russian space agency and that the project is expected to be launched by 2018.
VIA : indiatimes
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