F&F-Indian space programme

Facts and Figures (F&F) About the Indian Space Programme.

The Indian Space Program has traversed a galactic distance from its humble beginnings in the 1960s. The ISP is one of the most successful space programs of the world and the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the most promising actors in this space. The following numbers indicate the success of the Indian Space Program.

1st

Country to launch 104 satellites on a single rocket.

4th

Nation to make it to Mars

6th

Nation to make it to Moon

17,222

Number of people ISRO employs

7th

Highest Space Budget in the World of $1.9bn

7th

Nation in the world with indigenous satellite capabilities