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India scripts history, launches 104 satellites in one go; President, PM congratulate ISRO
The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee; Vice President, M. Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister, Narendra Modi have congratulated ISRO and its scientists for successful launch of record 104 satellites in one go.

President Mukherjee said, "Nation is proud of this achievement, which has demonstrated, yet again, India's increasing space capabilities."

The Vice President in his message stated, "I offer my congratulations to the Scientists, Engineers and Technicians of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the successful launch of the PSLV-C37 rocket that placed 104 satellites including Cartosat 2 Series from India and 7 other counties in their designated orbits. This has been a history scripting effort of launching 104 satellites in a single launch."

"The flawless launch has once again demonstrated India's capabilities in the space sector and underlined our efforts to make the use and exploration of space more accessible and affordable. I wish ISRO all the very best for the future," he added

PM Modi also congratulated ISRO on successful launch and stated, "Congratulations to ISRO for the successful launch of PSLV-C37 and CARTOSAT satellite together with 103 nano satellites. This remarkable feat by ISRO is yet another proud moment for our space scientific community and the nation. India salutes our scientists."

He also spoke to the Secretary, Department of Space and congratulated him and the entire team of scientists on today's exceptional achievement.

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