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ISRO aims for World Record, Plans for 83 launches in a single rocket

Indian space agency ISRO is aiming for a world record by putting into orbit 83 satellites -- two Indian and 81 foreign -- on a single rocket in early 2017.
●    Antrix Corporation is the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
●    He said all the 83 satellites will be put in a single orbit and hence there will not be any switching off and on of the rocket.
●    The major challenge for the proposed mission is to hold the rocket in the same orbit till all the satellites are ejected.
●    ISRO will use its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle XL (PSLV-XL) rocket variant for the record launch.
●    For ISRO, launch of multiple satellites at one go is not a new thing as it has done it several times in the past.