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India Launches 100th Space Mission (Photos)

India's 100th Rocket Assembly

India Space Research Organisation

Engineers prepare a rocket engine for India's 100th Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle mission, which launched two satellites into orbit on Sept. 9, 2012, from Satish Dhawan Space Center.

India's 100th Space Rocket Construction

India Space Research Organisation

The first stage of a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, the rocket to launch India's 100th space mission, is moved into position during rocket assembly.

India's 100th Rocket Assembly

India Space Research Organisation

The first stage of a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, the rocket to launch India's 100th space mission, is moved into position during rocket assembly.

Nose Cone for India's 100th Rocket Launch

India Space Research Organisation

A protective nose cone covers the satellites launch on India's 100th space mission in September 2012. The mission launched Sept. 9 atop a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, which lifted off from Satish Dhawan Space Center.

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