Indian space agency ISRO today launched a record 20 satellites into space from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota.

The launch happened at 9.26 am and successfully completed all its stages within 26 minutes, at a cost that is reportedly about 10 times less than other space agencies. 

Here are 9 facts about the launch.

Source: b'Cartosat-2 satellite / Source: ISRO'