ISRO to launch a US satellite in space for the first time


  • Isro has a track record of launching satellites for 19 countries including space-faring nations, but this is the first time the US would be using an Indian vehicle, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, to put one of its satellite in orbit.
  • Having successfully launched a Mars mission, India is planning a mission to Venus, Isro is also on the lookout for a launch pad outside Sriharikota, in Kulasekharapattinam in southern Tamil Nadu.

Source: TOI

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