Indian Space Research Organization

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Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO)

Quote from their web site:

"The prime objective of ISRO is to develop space technology and its application to various national tasks. ISRO has established two major space systems, INSAT for communication, television broadcasting and meteorological services, and Indian Remote Sensing Satellites (IRS) system for resources monitoring and management. ISRO has developed two satellite launch vehicles, PSLV and GSLV, to place INSAT and IRS satellites in the required orbits. "

On 22nd October 2008, ISRO launched India's first probe to the Moon, Chandrayaan-1.

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