Odisha CM Congratulates ISRO On Successful Launch Of PSLV-C51
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of PSLV-C51.
The Odisha CM took to Twitter and wrote:
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) February 28, 2021
The PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 mission was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh today. PSLV-C51 rocket, which is the 53rd mission of PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle), launched Amazonia-1 of Brazil as primary satellite and 18 co-passenger satellites from Sriharikota, about 100 km from Chennai.
The launch was tentatively scheduled for 10:24 am on February 28, subject to weather conditions. An image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also sent with the geo-imaging satellite GISAT-1.