ISRO launches PSLV-C51 carrying Brazil’s Amazonia-1 and 18 other satellites

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ISRO launches PSLV-C51 carrying Brazil’s Amazonia-1 and 18 other satellites

For the first time, a Brazilian satellite was launched by an Indian rocket from Sriharikota spaceport on Sunday. This also marked Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) first launch of 2021.

Congratulating the Brazilian team post-launch, ISRO Chief K Sivan said, “In this mission, India and ISRO, feel extremely proud to launch the first satellite designed, integrated by Brazil. The satellite is in very good health. I congratulate the Brazilian team.”