PSLV-C51, the first dedicated launch for NSIL, successfully launches Amazonia-1 and 18 co-passenger satellites from Sriharikota

(28 February 2021 – ISRO) India’s Satellite tv for pc Launch Car PSLV-C51 efficiently launched Amazonia-1 together with 18 co-passenger satellites right now (February 28, 2021) from Satish Dhawan Area Centre SHAR, Sriharikota.

PSLV-C51 lifted off from the First Launch Pad of SDSC SHAR at 10:24 hours (IST) as deliberate. After a flight of about 17 minutes 23 seconds, the car injected the Amazonia-1 into its supposed orbit and within the succeeding 1 hour 38 minutes, all of the 18 co-passenger satellites efficiently separated from the PSLV in a predetermined sequence.

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(courtesy: ISRO)

Amazonia-1Amazonia-1 is the optical earth remark satellite tv for pc of Nationwide Institute for Area Analysis (INPE). This satellite tv for pc would additional strengthen the prevailing construction by offering distant sensing information to customers for monitoring deforestation within the Amazon area and evaluation of diversified agriculture throughout the Brazilian territory.

PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 is the primary devoted industrial of NewSpace India Restricted (NSIL), a Authorities of India firm Division of Area.

The 18 co-passenger satellites onboard PSLV-C51 consists of 4 from IN-SPACe and fourteen from NSIL. Out of four satellites from IN-SPACe, three have been UNITYsats designed and constructed as a joint growth by Jeppiaar Institute of , Sriperumbudur (JITsat), G.H.Raisoni School of Engineering, Nagpur (GHRCEsat) and Sri Shakti Institute of Engineering and Expertise, Coimbatore (Sri Shakthi Sat) and one was Satish Dhawan Sat (SDSAT) from Area Kidz India. The fourteen satellites from NSIL carried have been the industrial satellites from India (1) and USA (13).

PSLV-C51 is the 53rd flight of PSLV and third flight of PSLV in ‘DL’ configuration (with 2 strap-on ). This was the 78th launch car mission from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota.

With right now’s launch, the full variety of buyer satellites from overseas nations positioned in orbit by PSLV is 342 satellites from 34 nations.


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