Commencement for the dispatch of PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 mission initiated on Saturday from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. “Commencement for the dispatch of #PSLVC51/Amazonia-1 mission initiated today at 08:54 am from Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. The dispatch is booked tomorrow at 10:24 am,” Indian Space Exploration Association (ISRO) said.
Essential satellite Amazonia-1 of Brazil and 18 co-traveler satellites installed the Polar Satellite Dispatch Vehicle (PSLV-C51) are booked to be dispatched from Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) Sriharikota Reach (SHAR) on February 28, the Indian Space Exploration Association (ISRO) said here on Thursday.
Polar Satellite Dispatch Vehicle (PSLV-C51), which is the 53rd mission of PSLV, will dispatch Amazonia-1 of Brazil as essential satellite and 18 co-traveler satellites will take off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center at 10:24 am on Sunday.
PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 is the previously committed business mission of NewSpace India Restricted (NSIL), an Administration of India organization under the Division of Room. The NSIL is attempted this mission under a business course of action with Spaceflight USA.
Amazonia-1 is the optical earth perception satellite of the Public Establishment for Space Exploration (INPE). This satellite would additionally reinforce the current construction by giving distant detecting information to clients for checking deforestation in the Amazon district and investigation of expanded horticulture across the Brazilian domain.
The 18 co-traveler satellites incorporate four from IN-SPACe (three UNITYsats from the consortium of three Indian scholarly establishments and One Satish Dhawan Sat from Space Kidz India) and 14 from NSIL.