PSLV-C 37 scheduled for launch on January 27

Though the ISRO has mastered the art of launching multiple satellites in one mission like it did in June early this year, it is a challenge to put 83 satellites in the same orbit.

PSLV-C 37 scheduled for launch on January 27

The Indian Space Research Organisaion (ISRO) will be off to a rollicking start in the new year with a ‘world-record’ launch of 83 satellites in one mission on board PSLV C-37. The launch is scheduled for January 27.

Amongst the 83 satellites to be launched, three would be Indian satellites and the remaining 80 foreign satellites with clients from the United States, Switzerland, Netherlands, Kazakhstan and Israel.


Though the ISRO has mastered the art of launching multiple satellites in one mission like it did in June early this year, where 20 satellites were launched including 19 foreign satellites, it is a challenge to put 83 satellites in the same orbit.

PSLV Project Director B. Jayakumar said in Vijaywada, that ISRO was planning to launch 12 to 18 PSLVs in a year. He said the 100th nozzle, that was custom-made by Vijayawada-based RAP, would be used in the historic PSLV that would launch 83 satellites. He said RAP would have to increase its production to meet the rising demand of the ISRO.

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