In Photos: Indian Rocket Launches 31 Satellites to Earth Orbit

On the Move


Transportation of the PSLV's first-stage nozzle end segment.

HysIS in the Clean Room


The 840-lb. (380 kilograms) Earth-observation satellite HysIS, the primary payload on the Nov. 28, 2018 launch. HysIS' 30 fellow travelers were all much smaller satellites

HysIS in Testing


HysIS during a prelaunch test.

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