PM Modi congratulates ISRO for successfully launching PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3

ANI New Delhi, India Nov 27, 2019, 12.28 PM(IST)

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PM Modi hails ISRO's launch of PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 and a dozen nano-satellites

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) team for the successful launch of PSLV-C47 carrying indigenous Cartosat-3 satellite and over a dozen nano-satellites.

"I heartily congratulate the entire @isro team on yet another successful launch of PSLV-C47 carrying indigenous Cartosat-3 satellite and over a dozen nano-satellites of USA," tweeted Narendra Modi.

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"The advanced Cartosat-3 will augment our high-resolution imaging capability. ISRO has once again made the nation proud!" he said in his subsequent tweet.

ISRO on Wednesday injected Cartosat-3 spacecraft and 13 commercial satellites successfully into their designated orbits.
"#PSLV-C47 successfully injects #Cartosat3 spacecraft into orbit," tweeted the space agency.

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"13 commercial satellites from USA successfully placed in their designated orbits #PSLVC47," it said in its subsequent tweet.

"I am happy that PSLV-C47 injected precisely in the orbit with 13 other satellites. Cartosat-3 is highest resolution civilian satellite; We have 13 missions up to March- 6 large vehicle missions and 7 satellite missions," said ISRO chief K Sivan.

ISRO launched PSLV-C47 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre.