SRIHARIKOTA: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1, making it its first mission of 2021.
The satellites were launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
Amazonia-1 of Brazil was the primary satellite and 18 co-passenger payloads were also launched from the first launch pad of the Sriharikota spaceport.
Along with them, the passengers also included co-passenger satellites Satish Dhawan Sat (SD SAT) from Chennai-based Space Kidz India (SKI).
Amazonia-1 is the optical earth observation satellite of the National Institute for Space Research (INPE).