Scientists of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) check data at the Mission Operation Control Room at the ISRO center in Bangalore. - 

Today India launched seven satellites into space. It's the latest mission for India's space agency, which has its eyes on Mars at the moment.

The BBC's Shilpa Kennan in Delhi joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss the breadth of India's space program and how it fits into the budget of the emerging economy.