New Delhi, Nov 27 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) space research team on the successful launch of Cartosat-3.
"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", he said on Twitter.
The Prime Minister further said that the advanced Cartosat-3 will augment India's high resolution imaging capability. "ISRO has once again made the nation proud!", he added.
Earlier in morning, in a flawless and textbook mission, ISRO's wok horse launch vehicle PSLV-C47 successfully launched the 1,625 kg Cartosat-3--the third generation agile advanced earth observation satellite--and 13 nano satellites from the US into the desired orbit. Out of the 13 commercial US nano-satellites that were launched, 12 are FLOCK-4P satellites and one is a MESHBED communication testbed satellite. (UNI)