Feb 23, 2015

India to develop and launch 26 satellites indigenously

During the last three years from January 2012-Februrary 2015, India has successfully launched 24 satellites consisting of 11 Indian satellites and 13 foreign satellites and is currently under action for further development of 26 satellites indigenously

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The Government of India, in its latest release on Wednesday, informed that India is currently focusing at indigenous development of satellites and also said that it would use the satellite technology for development of rural areas.

According to the official release, the country is intended to develop 26 indigenous satellites under 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17), while it also informed about the country’s 27 satellites that are currently under operation.