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India launches five satellites into orbit from Srihorikota space station

07-12-2010 13:41 BJT

NEW DELHI, July 12 (Xinhua) -- India Monday successfully launched five satellites from its space station of Srihorikota off the coast of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, said officials of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

All the satellites, including a remote sensing Cartosat 28, were put into orbit, said ISRO officials.

India's PSLV-C15, carrying a payload of five satellites, heads to space from Sriharikota. India successfully launched five satellites into orbit on Monday, three months after the country's space ambitions suffered a setback when a rocket crashed at lift-off. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)
India's PSLV-C15, carrying a payload of five 
satellites, heads to space from Sriharikota. 
India successfully launched five satellites 
into orbit on Monday, three months after the 
country's space ambitions suffered a setback 
when a rocket crashed at lift-off. 
(Xinhua/AFP Photo)

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