Indian rocket launches mini-satellites

A Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) launched in India today, sending seven satellites into orbit. This includes three Canadian-built spacecraft including an asteroid-hunting satellite, called NEOSSat.

Indian Rocket Launches Asteroid-Hunting Satellites, Tiny Space Telescopes

An India Space Research Organisation PSLV rocket (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) launches seven satellites from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India, on Feb. 25, 2013. The rocket carried an ocean-monitoring satellite for India,

Indian Rocket Launches Asteroid-Hunting Satellite, Tiny Space Telescopes

An artist's illustration of the NEOSSat asteroid-hunting satellite in Earth orbit. The Canadian Space Agency mission will search for large asteroids near Earth and track space debris.

Indian Rocket Launches Asteroid-Hunting Satellites, Tiny Space Telescopes

Cordell Grant putting the finishing touches to the first BRITE satellite at UTIAS-SFL