According to news published in Times of India, India’s prestigious ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) will launch 82 foreign satellites in a daring single shot. If everything goes right then the launch is planned for January 15, 2017.
News further describes that out of 82 satellites, 60 are of US, and 20 of Europe and rest two are of UK.
TOI mentioned Subbiah Arunan, the project director saying “We plan to use the aerobraking method to approach Mars and go close to the surface”.
This will really be a great moment for Indian scientists.