Sriharikota (AP), Feb 28 (PTI): India”s Polar rocket PSLV
C-51 carrying Amazonia-1 of Brazil and 18 other satellites
blasted off from this spaceport on Sunday, in the first
mission of the year for ISRO.
At the end of a nearly -26hour countdown, the Polar
Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C51 lifted off from the first
launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR), over 100
km from Chennai, at around 10.24 am.
Amazonia-1, the primary satellite, is expected to be
injected into orbit about 18 minutes after lift-off while
the18 co-passenger payloads, including one from Chennai-based
Space Kidz India (SKI), also engraved with a picture of Prime
Minister Narendra Modi, would be launched over the next two
hours. PTI VIJ
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