15/02/2017 11:37 AM IST | Updated 15/02/2017 11:38 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi Congratulates ISRO On Launch Of 104 Satellites

"It's a proud moment for India."

Danish Siddiqui / Reuters

NEW DELHI -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed scientists for the successful launch of 104 satellites on board a single rocket from the spaceport of Sriharikota.

ISRO chief AS Kiran Kumar said at the mission control centre at Sriharikota that the Prime Minister has congratulated the space agency team for the successful launch.

PM Modi tweeted:

Indian Space Research Agency this morning successfully launched a record 104 satellites on a single rocket from the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh.

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