ISRO Joins Big League

India is today a force to reckon with among the comity of space faring nations, with 11 communications satellites in orbit, the largest domestic constellation in all of Asia Pacific and with seven remote sensing satellites in space India today can map at resolution less then a meter. This has propelled the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) into the big league and its now well poised to enter the US$ 15 billion a year global launch market, Indian satellite images are already popular. The commercial arm of ISRO the Antrix Corporation has been doing brisk business with its total turnover for the last fiscal rising to Rupees 664 crores, 50% more than the previous year. The Indian space agency gets 75 per cent of its business from foreign clients and has contracts for launching four small satellites for Singapore, Netherlands, Canada and Germany. The agency has also won a contract for making two large communications satellites for European customers.ISRO is all set to rake in the money while travelling to Moon, Mars and Beyond.

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