ISRO expects foreign customers to cover half the cost of its next Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle mission

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India’s space agency ISRO expects foreign customers to cover half the cost of its next Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) mission.

That launch, scheduled for next week, will carry only three Indian satellites, including the primary payload, Cartosat-2D.

A total of 104 satellites will fly on the PSLV, including 88 Dove cubesats from Earth-imaging company Planet.

ISRO did not disclose exactly how much revenue the launch will generate from those foreign customers. [PTI]


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