Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Formed in 1969, ISRO superseded the erstwhile Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) established in 1962 by the efforts of independent India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, and his close aide and scientist Vikram Sarabhai
India's first satellite, named Aryabhata which was launched by the Soviet Union on 19 April 1975.
C42 ISRO subsequently developed two other rockets: The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV)
ISRO sent a lunar orbiter, Chandrayaan - l on 22 October 2008
On 18 June 2016 ISRO set a record with a launch of 20 satellites in a single payload, one being a satellite from Google. On 15 February 2017, ISRO launched 104 satellites in a single rocket and created a worid record.