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. Cartosat 2a Puts The World In High Resolution For Indian Government

New Delhi as captured by Cartosat-2A.
by Staff Writers
Delhi, India (SPX) May 07, 2008
High quality imageries acquired from Cartosat-2A and Indian Mini Satellite-1 (IMS-1) were presented to the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh in Delhi by Dr G Madhavan Nair, Chairman, ISRO along with a team of senior scientists. It may be recalled that Cartosat-2A and IMS-1 were successfully launched by PSLV-C9 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota on April 28, 2008.

The cameras on board Cartosat-2A and IMS-1 were turned on subsequently and the imageries have been acquired over India and many parts of the globe.

The Prime Minister was highly appreciative of the success of the PSLV-C9 mission which placed 10 satellites into orbit. He congratulated the entire team for the magnificent performance.

The Prime Minister was also briefed about ISRO's missions of the immediate future like Chandrayaan-1 and new initiatives related to the Manned Spaceflight Programme. The Prime Minister wished ISRO team success in all its future endeavours.

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