India to launch 104 satellites and break world recordStaff Writer | February 14, 2017
According to the Indian Space Research Organization, a government agency, the country is expected to launch 104 satellites into space on Wednesday.
Exploration Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
The country launched 20 satellites simultaneously in 2016 and has sent into space 79 satellites from 21 countries, CNN reported Monday.
Companies like Google and Airbus have requested India launch satellites on their behalf. The satellite business has provided $157 million in income, according to Indian government statistics.
The world record in satellite launches is currently held by Russia, when it sent 37 satellites into orbit in 2014. ■