Countdown for the launch of PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 mission commenced on Saturday from Satish Dhawan Area Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. “Countdown for the launch of #PSLVC51/Amazonia-1 mission commenced in the present day at 08:54 am from Satish Dhawan Area Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. The launch is scheduled tomorrow at 10:24 am,” Indian Area Analysis Organisation (ISRO) mentioned.
Main satellite tv for pc Amazonia-1 of Brazil and 18 co-passenger satellites onboard the Polar Satellite tv for pc Launch Car (PSLV-C51) are scheduled to be launched from Satish Dhawan Area Centre (SDSC) Sriharikota Vary (SHAR) on February 28, the Indian Area Analysis Organisation (ISRO) mentioned right here on Thursday.
Polar Satellite tv for pc Launch Car (PSLV-C51), which is the 53rd mission of PSLV, will launch Amazonia-1 of Brazil as major satellite tv for pc and 18 co-passenger satellites will raise off from the Satish Dhawan Area Centre at 10:24 am on Sunday.
PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 is the primary devoted business mission of NewSpace India Restricted (NSIL), a Authorities of India firm beneath the Division of Area. The NSIL is endeavor this mission beneath a business association with Spaceflight USA.
Amazonia-1 is the optical earth commentary satellite tv for pc of the Nationwide Institute for Area Analysis (INPE). This satellite tv for pc would additional strengthen the present construction by offering distant sensing information to customers for monitoring deforestation within the Amazon area and evaluation of diversified agriculture throughout the Brazilian territory.
The 18 co-passenger satellites embody 4 from IN-SPACe (three UNITYsats from the consortium of three Indian educational institutes and One Satish Dhawan Sat from Area Kidz India) and 14 from NSIL.
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