Launch of Amazonia-1 Satellite

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  • March 1, 2021
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Launch of Amazonia-1 Satellite

Part of: GS Prelims and GS – III – Sci & Tech; Space

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Key takeaways

  • PSLV-C51 is the 53rd mission of PSLV.
  • Amazonia-1 is the primary satellite of the launch.
  • NSIL is a Government of India company under Department of Space. 
  • Amazonia-1 is the optical earth observation satellite of National Institute for Space Research (INPE).
  • This satellite would provide remote sensing data to users for monitoring deforestation in the Amazon region and analysis of diversified agriculture across the Brazilian territory.

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