Today 05 May 2017, ISRO has launched the South Asia Satellite in space, which is prepared under India’s Space Diplomacy. This satellite has launched from Sriharikota on Friday evening at 4:57 pm. This satellite sent through a 50-meter high rocket which will play the role of a pacifist in the satellite space. This satellite has been launched for promoting communication and contacts between SAARC countries.
The Prime Mister Narendra Modi congratulated ISRO scientists for the successful launch of this satellite by tweeting. Significantly, this is the 11th flight of GSLV Rocket.
Following this success, six heads of SAARC countries shared the message through video conferencing simultaneously. On this occasion, PM Modi said that GSAT-9 will benefit from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bhutan and Maldives. This will increase the strength of South Asia in space.
GSAT-9 is believed to be a gift to India from SAARC countries. It is also being seen as a space diploma of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Let Pakistan know that Pakistan is not a part of this project.
News Source: http://www.india.com/business/isro-saarc-satellite-launch-today-heres-how-first-south-asian-satellite-will-benefit-indias-neighbours-2100691/