The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is going to launch a record of 22 satellites in a single mission next month.
Isro chairman Kiran Kumar said that after the current reusable launch vehicle ,they have to worry about the next experiment , to launch 22 satellites in a single mission. Also ,one of a cartographic series satellite will be launched. Among this 22 satellites three satellites are Indian and rest are commercial. The launch is scheduled at the end of the next month.
Polar rocket PSLV C34 will be used for the launch, VSCC director K Sivan said .IT will have satellites from US, Canada, Indonesia and Germany as co-passengers.
“Immediately after that (launch), we have a scatterometer that is going to get launched, then INSAT 3DR we call — it is to provide vertical temperature and humidity profile from geostationary satellite”, Kiran Kumar said.
In 2008 , The space agency had earlier sent 10 satellites into orbit in a single mission.