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India launches 100th satellite

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By Euronews
The launch by the Indian Space agency
The launch by the Indian Space agency

This is the moment India launched it's 100th satellite. It was launched from Sriharikota in southern Andhra, Pradesh state.

It's been trying to market itself as a low-cost provider of satellites in Space - 31 of those launched this year are for foreign customers.

India\'s Prime Minister Nerendra Modi

India's Space programme has a budget of around $4 billion and it's trying to expand into a growing global market. The global space market is worth around $300 billion.

The latest satellites will be used by Indian security services to oversee military operations in neighboring countries, as well as to improve boarder surveillance.