India launched rocket with 7 satellites.
On February 25, 2013 at 12:31 UTC the PSLV-С20 (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) rocket-carrier was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Center on India's east coast.
The rocket orbited seven satellites: The Canadian "NEOSSat” first asteroid-hunting satellite, the SARAL French-Indian ocean research craft, a small spacecraft built around a smartphone, a Canadian space surveillance satellite, two Austrian mini-telescopes, and a CubeSat built by students in Denmark.
Indian President Pranab Mukherjee was in the launch control center, observing the launch and congratulating the Indian Space Research Organization on the success.
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