New Delhi: India’s house company ISRO on Sunday successfully launched the Amazonia-1 satellite tv for pc by PSLV-C51 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. The satellite tv for pc with together with 18 different co-passenger satellites was launched as per schedule at 10:24 AM.
The 637-kg Amazonia-1 is the primary Brazilian satellite tv for pc to be launched from India. Notably, one of the co-passenger satellites is a Chennai-based Space Kidz India (SKI), which is engraved with an image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The image of PM Modi has been engraved on the highest panel of this spacecraft to point out ‘solidarity and gratitude for PM’s Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative and house privatisation. A ‘Bhagavad Gita’ can also be reportedly despatched in an SD (secured digital) card.
— ISRO (@isro) February 28, 2021
Maeanwhile, PM Modi took to Twitter to congratulate the Indian Space Research Organisation on the profitable launch of PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 Mission, saying it ushers in a brand new period of house reforms within the nation. He additionally congratulated Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro and stated it is a historic second in house cooperation between the 2 international locations.
“Congratulations to NSIL (NewSpace India Limited) and @isro on the success of the first devoted business launch of PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 Mission. This ushers in a brand new period of house reforms within the nation,” Modi tweeted.
“Congratulations President Jair Bolsonaro on the profitable launch of Brazil’s Amazonia-1 satellite tv for pc by PSLV-C51. This is a historic second in our house cooperation and my felicitations to the scientists of Brazil,” the prime minister stated.
Congratulations President @jairbolsonaro on the profitable launch of Brazil’s Amazonia-1 satellite tv for pc by PSLV-C51. This is a historic second in our house cooperation and my felicitations to the scientists of Brazil. @isro
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 28, 2021
This was India’s first house mission in 2021 and can also be reportedly one of the longest for a PSLV rocket.