ISRO Makes History: Launched Its 100th Satellite, The Cartosat-2 Series Into The Outer Space!

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While one hand of this country is busy in saving cattle out there, another side embodies the institutions like the ISRO which has recently celebrated an achievement that made the entire nation proud. And, that as well right in time when the 68th republic day is knocking on doorsteps!

Today, they launched their 100th satellite, the Cartosat-2 Series, into space along with satellites from 6 other countries.

Here’s the moment the rocket, PSLV-C40 took off:


PM Narendra Modi tweeted on this:

My heartiest congratulations to @isro and its scientists on the successful launch of PSLV today. This success in the New Year will bring benefits of the country’s rapid strides in space technology to our citizens, farmers, fishermen etc.

Kinda anti-climactic? But well… that’s him for all! Also, the rest of internet had a lot to say about this memorable moment.

Here’s a gathering of some of the best tweets that we could find:

A matter of immense pride & joy. Congratulations to the scientists of @ISRO on the successful launch of C40. You all have set another example of space cooperation by launching satellites of 6 nations along with our own Cartosat-2 series satellite.

Congratulations to team of scientists & engineers on successful launch of PSLV-C40 carrying Cartosat-2 series satellite and 30 other satellites. With this has launched 100th satellite & achieved a great feat and made the country proud.

Congratulations ISRO. Congratulations India. A matter of great pride for India and its scientist community. I have always said that India has the best talent in the world. We only need to give them freedom, resources and no political interference https://twitter.com/timesofindia/status/951692249447915520 

The ISRO’s achievement of launching 100 satellites is historic in many ways and a big landmark in India’s journey into the space. The scientists at ISRO have carved a special place in the astronomical space.

Successfully launches its 100th Satellite: rocket carries and 30 other Micro & Nano Satellites from US, Canada & other nations in single mission from
Congratulations to @isro Team.
Proud moment for every Indian.??

And we can’t be happier at this proud-some shining-India moment!