India launches 40th PSLV and 100th satellite

India’s position in the space club further moved up with the launching the 100th satellite along with 30 others of foreign countries.

The 710-kg earth observation satellite the PSLV will carry is the third in the Cartosat 2 series This is the 42nd flight of the PSLV. launch.
The 30 other satellites include two other satellites from India and 28 satellites from six countries — Canada, Finland, France, Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States.