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ISRO to launch 23 foreign satellites


The commercial arm of ISRO Antrix Corporation announced that India would be launching 23 foreign satellites. Out of the 23 satellites, two will go in two separate rockets and the rest 21 will piggy back on bigger Indian satellite. There would be six Singapore satellites and the biggest among the six is an earth observation satellite weighing 410 kgs. According to the Antrix corporation, ISRO will be launching five small satellites from the US as a piggy back luggage. Till date India has launched 51 foreign satellites for a fee.