10 earth imaging satellites among ISRO’s 36 missions for FY21

New Delhi (NVI): Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has planned to launch 36 missions including 10 earth observation satellites by 2020-21, MoS PMO Jitendra Singh said today.

In a written reply to Rajya Sabha, Singh said, ”ISRO has planned 36 missions including satellites and launch vehicles for the fiscal year 2020-21.”

The missions launching by ISRO will include 10 earth observation satellites, 3 communication satellites, 2 navigation satellites, 3 space science satellite, 1 technology demonstration, 10 PSLV, 3 GSLV MK II, 1 GSLV MK III, 1 Small Satellite Launch Vehicle and 2 Gaganyaan ( Unmanned).

During the current fiscal year of 2019-20 till date, 11 out of the total targeted missions have been completed, Singh said in a written statement.

”Indian Space Programme is focused on peaceful uses of Outer Space,” Singh said adding that Space Technology should be used for benefit of the country and society, provide solutions for developmental activities and address problems of the society at large.