ISRO Rakes in Over $279M by Launching Foreign Satellites on Indian Rocket

  • Union Minister of Science and Technology, Jitendra Singh, said the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has earned approximately $279 million from carrying foreign satellites on Indian rocket launches.
  • The minister said that ISRO had so far launched 345 foreign satellites from 34 countries on the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). PSLV is ISRO’s workhorse rocket used for most launches.