Indian Success Story in Satellites

India Offers Cheaper Taxi Rides into Space from SpaceDaily: “On Thursday afternoon , for a mere 15 million U.S. dollars, India launched a meteorological satellite into geo-synchronous transfer orbit some 36,000 kilometres above the equator using a modified version of its highly successful space workhorse, the polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV).”

The article adds: “On average, the Indian Space Research Organisation earns more than 100 million dollars from commercial sales of broadcasting, weather and meteorological data to various agencies.”

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