India to launch 80 satellites in February

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New Delhi :  It will be a huge step for Indian aerospace in February. India is all set to launch 80 satellites in February and most of them from foreign countries. Only three satellites will be from India.

ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar, confirmed the launch next month. The launch was scheduled in January but due to delay in preparations of launching pads the launch was delayed.

Kumar also said the scientist have successfully schemed the mission to avoid the long eclipse for Mars orbiter.

A long solar eclipse could have pose a serious challenge to the orbiter as it can reduce the durability of the batteries and vulnerable to probable dysfunctional of system by preventing the sun rays from reaching the satellites.

He also said, PM Narendra Modi’s pet South Asian Satellite will also be launched this year in March.