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India sends its 100th satellite into space to watch borders

15 January 2018

India launched its 100th satellite on Friday. The government hopes the latest launches will improve its prospects of winning a larger share of the more than $300 billion global space industry.  India's space program has a budget of around $4 billion. A total of 31 small satellites were launched into space on the same day. The latest satellites will be used for better border surveillance and obtaining high resolution images of the earth.