Bengaluru: ISRO on Saturday stated that it will launch a record 22 satellites in a single mission next month. “After the current reusable launch vehicle, the next experiment what we have to do we have to worry about that. Other than that, next month we have a launch where we will be launching about 22 satellites. Also one of a cartographic series satellite will be launched,” ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar said.
Kumar said that of the 22 satellites, three are Indian and the rest all commercial. “The launch is scheduled during the end of next month,” he added.
Earlier, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Director K Sivan had said ISRO’s workhorse Polar rocket PSLV C34 will be used for the launch, which will have satellites from US, Canada, Indonesia and Germany as co-passengers.