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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the 51st mission of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carrying the all-weather earth imaging satellite EOS along with nine international satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

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People react as they watch ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C49) carrying all weather Earth Imaging Satellite EOS-01 and nine other foreign satellites of US, Luxembourg and Lithuania, leaves a trail of smoke, at Marina beach, Chennai.

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In this undated photo provided by ISRO, India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-49 ahead of its 51st misson, which will lift off EOS-01 as parimary satellite and nine other international commercial satellites onboard from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), in Sriharikota. The launch is scheduled on Nov. 7, 2020.

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A screenshot of ISRO chief K Sivan's press conference. Sivan said, the private sector will now be allowed to carry out space activities like building of rockets, satellites and providing launch services.

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Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) latest Geo Imaging Satellite-1, an earth observation satellite on-board GSLV-F10 is seen on a launch pad, in Sriharikota.

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Defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) handed over the 50th L-40 stage of Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV-MKII) to the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), in Bengaluru.

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Visitors look on at the crew module displayed at a stall during the 2nd day of an International Conference on Human Spaceflights in Bengaluru.

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A student walks past Vyommitra, the prototype of the half humanoid made for the first unmanned Gaganyaan mission, at the 2nd day of an international conference on human spaceflights, in Bengaluru.

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Vyommitra, a half-humanoid developed by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), sits on display at the 'Human Spaceflight and Exploration' symposium in Bangalore.

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An inside view of a model of Gaganyaan Orbital Module which will carry Vyommitra, a half-humanoid developed by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), is seen on display at the 'Human Spaceflight and Exploration' symposium in Bangalore. ISRO said the female half-humanoid will simulate human functions in space and will be sent in an unmanned mission before Gaganyaan project, which eventually will send Indian astronauts into space in 2022.

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In this undated photo, sourced from ISRO, a view of GSAT30, a communication satellite, set to be launched on Jan. 17, 2020, which is configured on ISRO’s enhanced I-3K Bus structure to provide communication services from Geostationary orbit in C and Ku bands. The satellite derives its heritage from ISRO’s earlier INSAT/GSAT satellite series.

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ISRO Chairman K Sivan during a press conference at ISRO headquarters in Bengaluru

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India’s second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 lifts off onboard GSLV Mk III-M1 launch vehicle from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. ISRO had called off the launch on July 15 after a technical snag was detected ahead of the lift off.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi consoles ISRO Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan as he got emotional after the Vikram lander connection was lost during soft landing of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru.

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Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO)'s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle 'PSLV-C48' ahead of its launch tomorrow, in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO)'s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle 'PSLV-C48' ahead of its launch tomorrow, in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. The launch vehicle will be carrying radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 along with nine foreign satellites.

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The Indian Space Research Organisation's workhorse rocket PSLV-C48 carrying India's radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites blast off from the spaceport in Sriharikota.

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The Indian Space Research Organisation's workhorse rocket PSLV-C48 carrying India's radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites blast off from the spaceport in Sriharikota.

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ISRO Chairman K Sivan presents certificate to a student during the convocation of Ajmer Central University, in Ajmer, Rajasthan.

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School students cheer while witnessing the lift-off of Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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School students cheer while witnessing the lift off of Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US lifts-off from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO)'s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US lifts-off from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's scientists look on, as Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US lifts-off from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US lifts-off from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US lifts-off from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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ISRO Chairman K. Sivan visits Lord Venkateswara temple ahead of the launch of Cartosat-3, 13 other commercial nanosatellites, at Tirumala in Tirupati

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Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 R, at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. ISRO has rescheduled the launch of PSLV-C47 from Nov. 25 at 9.28 to Nov. 27 at 9.28 am.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 R, at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. ISRO has rescheduled the launch of PSLV-C47 from Nov. 25 at 9.28 to Nov. 27 at 9.28 am.

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Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) chief, Kailasavadivoo Sivan, offer prayers to Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala, in Chittoor district.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 R, at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. ISRO has rescheduled the launch of PSLV-C47 from November 25 at 9.28 to November 27 at 9.28 am.

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Union Minister Jitendra Singh felicitates ISRO chairperson S Sivan with a statue of Sardar Patel during 4th ISSE National Conference 2019, in Ahmedabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind shakes hand with K. Sivan, Chairman, ISRO and Space Commission during a meeting in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi consoles ISRO Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan as he got emotional after the Vikram lander connection was lost during soft landing of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru

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Trajectory graphics of India's unmanned spacecraft are displayed on a big screen at a media center set up at Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)'s Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network facility in Bangalore. India's space agency says it has lost communication with its unmanned spacecraft that was set to touch down Saturday on the moon's south pole.

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The moon is seen behind a tracking antenna at Indian Space Research Organization's Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network facility in Bangalore. India's space agency said it lost touch Saturday with its Vikram lunar lander as it aimed to land on the south pole of the moon and deploy a rover to search for signs of water.

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Live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru

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Live pictures of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientists reacting are displayed on a big screen at their Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network facility in Bangalore. India's space agency says it has lost communication with its unmanned spacecraft that was set to touch down Saturday on the moon's south pole.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with the winners of the Space Quiz, at ISRO, in Bengaluru

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi consoles ISRO Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan as he got emotional after the Vikram lander connection was lost during soft landing of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru

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Officials watch live telecast of the soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface as it starts 'fine breaking' at ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC), in Bengaluru

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Live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru. As declared by ISRO Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan, the connection with Vikram lander was lost and resumption of communications is awaited.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with ISRO scientists after connection with the Vikram lander was lost during soft landing of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with students after connection with the Vikram lander was lost during soft landing of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru

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Students watch live telecast of Chandrayaan 2 at ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) prior to the soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface,in Bengaluru

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Officials watch live telecast of Chandrayaan 2 at ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) prior to the soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface,in Bengaluru

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A video played on a giant screen showing the Chandrayaan 2 tracking in a media enclosure at ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) prior to the soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface,in Bengaluru

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ISRO Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan after announcing that connection with the lander was lost during the soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru

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ISRO Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan (C) watches the live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by ISRO chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan as the former arrives to watch the live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface,in Bengaluru

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ISRO Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan after announcing that connection with the lander was lost during the soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi watches the live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with ISRO Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan after connection with the Vikram lander was lost during soft landing of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru

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A view of the first Moon image captured by Chandrayaan 2, taken at a height of about 2650 km from Lunar surface.

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ISRO Chairman K Sivan displays a model of Chanrayaan 2 orbiter and rover during a press conference in Bengaluru

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ISRO Chairman K Sivan addresses a press conference in Bengaluru

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ISRO Chiarman K Sivan (2nd R), former ISRO chief Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan (C), environmentalist Kartikeya Vikram Sarabhai (L) and other dignitaries launch a book on the 100th birth anniversary of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai in Ahmedabad.

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Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan-2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:37 UT

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Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan-2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:34 UT

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Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan-2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:32 UT

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Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan-2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:29 UT

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan addresses after the successful launch of GSLV-MkIII-M1 rocket carrying Chandrayaan-2 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, at Sriharikota in Nellore district. Chandrayaan-2 comes 11 years after ISRO's successful first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 which scripted history by making more than 3,400 orbits around the Moon and was operational for 312 days till August 29, 2009.

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Artist make an image of ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 using 'Rangoli' at a mall in Surat.

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India’s second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 lifts off onboard GSLV Mk III-M1 launch vehicle from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. ISRO had called off the launch on July 15 after a technical snag was detected ahead of the lift off.

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ISRO successfully launches GSLV-MkIII-M1 rocket carrying Chandrayaan-2 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan addresses after the successful launch of CGSLV MkIII-M1 rocket carrying Chandrayaan-2 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh.

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This image made from video aired by India's state owned Doordarshan television shows Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)'s Geosynchronous Satellite launch Vehicle (GSLV) MkIII carrying Chandrayaan-2 lift of from Satish Dhawan Space center in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)'s Geosynchronous Satellite launch Vehicle (GSLV) MkIII carrying Chandrayaan-2 stands at Satish Dhawan Space Center after the mission was aborted at Sriharikota.

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Spectators leave after the Chandrayaan-2 mission was aborted at Sriharikota. India has called off the launch of a moon mission to explore the lunar south pole. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was aborted less than an hour before takeoff on Monday. An Indian Space Research Organization spokesman says a "technical snag" was observed in the 640-ton launch-vehicle system.

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In this picture released by ISRO, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk 3) or "Bahubali" is seen in assembly building ahead of the launch of Chandrayaan-2, in Sriharikota.

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In this picture released by ISRO, Vikram Lander is seen mounted on the orbiter of Chandrayaan-2, India's first moon lander and rover mission planned and developed by ISRO, at the launch center in Sriharikota.

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In this picture released by ISRO, officials carry out the hoisting of the Vikram Lander during the integration of Chandrayaan-2, at the launch center in Sriharikota.

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In this picture released by ISRO, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk 3) or 'Bahubali' is seen at the second launch pad ahead of the launch of Chandrayaan-2, in Sriharikota.

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In this picture released by ISRO, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk 3) or 'Bahubali' is seen at the second launch pad ahead of the launch of Chandrayaan-2, in Sriharikota. The space mission, which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, is set to be launched on July 15, 2019.

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Personnel work on the orbiter of Chandrayaan-2

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan speaks as MoS in the Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space Jitendra Singh looks on during a press conference on Chandrayaan-2, in New Delhi.

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ISRO personnel work on the orbiter vehicle of Chandrayaan-2, India's first moon lander and rover mission planned and developed by ISRO at ISRO Satellite Integration and test establishment (ISITE), in Bengaluru.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan addresses a press conference to announce the launch date of India's second moon mission Chandrayaan-2, at Antariksh Bhavan in Bengaluru.

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ISRO personnel gives final touches to Chandrayaan2, India's second lunar mission that is scheduled to be launched between July 9 and 16, at ISRO Satellite Integration and Testing Establishment facility in Bengaluru.

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First picture of Chandrayan 2 Lander (Vikram) and the Rover (Pragyan), India's second lunar mission that is scheduled to be launched between July 9 and 16, at ISRO Satellite Integration and Testing Establishment facility in Bengaluru.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C46) carrying earth observation satellite RISAT-2B lifts off from the first launch-pad, at Sriharikota in Nellore district.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C46) carrying earth observation satellite RISAT-2B lifts off from the first launch-pad, at Sriharikota in Nellore district.

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Security personnel stand guard during the launch of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) ‘s PSLV-C45 carrying EMISAT and 28 other satellites from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’s PSLV-C45 carrying EMISAT and 28 other satellites lifts off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)'s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-45 is seen lifting from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. ISRO on Monday successfully launched into orbit an electromagnetic spectrum measurement satellite along with 28 other satellites.

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ISRO successfully launched EMISAT and 28 other foreign satellites by PSLV-C45 from the second launch pad at this spaceport in Sriharikota.

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In a midnight launch, ISRO trusted workhorse PSLV-C44 carrying military satellite Microsat-R and students payload 'Kalamsat' lifts off from the first launch pad at the spaceport of Sriharikota.

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In a midnight launch, ISRO trusted workhorse PSLV-C44 carrying military satellite Microsat-R and students payload 'Kalamsat' lifts off from the first launch pad at the spaceport of Sriharikota.

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ISRO's PSLV-C44, carrying military satellite Microsat-R and students payload 'Kalamsat', lifts off from the first launch-pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, late Thursday night.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's PSLV C 44, carrying Microsat–R and Kalamsat satellites, in Sriharikota a day before its launch.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan (R) addresses as ISRO's Scientific Secretary R Umamaheswaran looks on at a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K Sivan addresses a press conference on the launch of India's second Moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, at Antariksh Bhavan in Bengaluru.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) communication Satellite GSAT-7A, on board the GSLV-F11, takes off during its launch in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) communication Satellite GSAT-7A, on board the GSLV-F11, takes off during its launch in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) communication Satellite GSAT-7A, on board the GSLV-F11, takes off during its launch in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's GSAT-7A onboard GSLV-F11 being taken to the launch pad during the countdown for its launch, at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The rocket will be launched from the launch pad 2 at 4.10pm on Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's latest communication satellite GSAT-7A set to be launched on-board GSLV-F11 on Dec. 19, from the spaceport of Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's latest communication satellite GSAT-7A set to be launched on-board GSLV-F11 on Dec. 19, from the spaceport of Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched an earth observation satellite Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) along with 30 co-passengers satellites from eight countries, on-board trusted workhorse PSLV-C43 from the first launch pad, in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan addresses a press conference following the successful launch of earth observation satellite HysIS, along with 30 co-passenger satellites from eight countries, in Sriharikota.

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