ISRO has successfully launched a new communications satellite for South Asia from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India.
India reports its single largest increase in a day, recording 95,735 new infections. The Health Ministry also reported 1,172 deaths in the past 24 hours. The ministry says the increase is due to a surge in testing as experts warn that the virus is spreading to towns and villages.
The first of a series of British satellites, known as NovaSAR, is launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India. The Surrey Satellite Technology satellite is designed to monitor suspicious shipping activity.
The Indian Space Research Organisation successfully launches India’s 100th satellite and 30 other satellites from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. [http:--www.thehindubusinessline.com-news-science-isro-launches-its-100th-satellite-into-space-article10027585.ece "(The Hindu)"]