India’s EMISAT satellite along with 28 nano satellites of global customers blasted off from the Sriharikota, about 125 km from the city on Monday at 9:27AM. Also Read - Meet Ujjwal Chaurasia, The Incredible 'Techno Gamerz' With a New GTA Gameplay Web-Series

The countdown began at 6.27 AM for the launch on board Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) third generation workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), in its 47th flight. The four-stage PSLV-C45 blasted off from the second launch pad at the spaceport of Sriharikota, about 125 kms from Chennai, at 9.27 AM Monday. The 28 international satellites are – 25 3U type, two 6U type and one 2U type nano satellites – are from Lithuania (2), Spain (1), Switzerland (1) and the United States (24). Also Read - Serum Institute Fire: Covishield Production Won’t be Affected, No Damage To Existing Stock, Says Poonawala

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