Twitter congratulates Isro on launching PSLV-C51 carrying Amazonia-1 from Sriharikot

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Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) launched the PSLV-C51 carrying Amazonia-1 and 18 other satellites from Sriharikot. Netizens took to Twitter to leave congratulatory tweets.

PSLV C 51 lifts off successfully from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.

PSLV C 51 lifts off successfully from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.

Indian Space Research Organisation's (Isro) first launch of 2021, PSLV-C51 carrying Amazonia-1 of Brazil and 18 other satellites, took off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota on Sunday morning. This is PSLV's (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) 53rd mission.

PSLV-C51 rocket launched the satellite and the payloads from the first launch pad of the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district. It is about 100 km from Chennai. These co-passenger satellites include Satish Dhawan Sat (SD SAT) from Chennai-based Space Kidz India (SKI).

Isro also took to Twitter to announce the news with a picture of the launch. "#PSLVC51 lifts off successfully from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota #ISRO #NSIL #INSPACe #Amazonia1 (sic)," they wrote.

Take a look:

#PSLVC51 lifts off successfully from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota#ISRO #NSIL #INSPACe #Amazonia1 pic.twitter.com/38WNf5ciIo

— ISRO (@isro) February 28, 2021

Stunning glimpses of today's lift-off#PSLVC51 #Amazonia1 #NSIL #INSPACe pic.twitter.com/MQJzAROxaV

— ISRO (@isro) February 28, 2021

HOW DID THE INTERNET REACT?

After Isro shared the tweet, it immediately went viral and garnered more than 13,000 likes and 2,700 retweets. Netizens took to the comments section to congratulate Isro on achieving such a feat.

See some of the reactions here:

— (@ArunJai50304108) February 28, 2021

Congratulations

— Shubham kurmi (@Shubham93301061) February 28, 2021

Proud to be INDIAN

— Giriraj Kishor Agarwal (@GirirajKishor75) February 28, 2021

Love it..... Proud feeling

— kamal bijlani (@kamalbijis) February 28, 2021

Congratulations Isro team

— Pawan saharan (@Pawansa47590633) February 28, 2021

Congratulations

— Sumathy (@sumathikula) February 28, 2021

Congratulations @ISRO

— dineshshah09 (@drshah0909) February 28, 2021

Proud moment for every Indian..

— Sunidhi Sharma (@SunidhiSharma_1) February 28, 2021

Jai ho

— Sanjeet Rai (@sahulKu09425429) February 28, 2021

Jai hind

— Nagaprakash (@Nagapra16651799) February 28, 2021

Congratulations to the entire team

— kapu durgeswara rao (@kapudurgeswarar) February 28, 2021

Congratulations to all scientists! Proud moment for every Indians

— Karthik (@SNKarthik_92) February 28, 2021

Congratulations @isro @PMOIndia
Feel proud.....
Great India...
Jai Hind! https://t.co/qCVofKhER4

— Milind Desale (@milind_desale) February 28, 2021

Congratulations to Team ISRO https://t.co/2POEKfLsoq

— Shashwat Pandey (@Shashwat_speaks) February 28, 2021

This is the first time a Brazilian satellite was launched by an Indian rocket from Sriharikota spaceport. Reportedly, a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been engraved on the top panel of the spacecraft. Isro chairperson Dr K Sivan and scientific secretary Dr R Umamaheswaran name's have been etched on the bottom panel.

The launch took place at the end of a nearly 26-hour countdown at around 10.24 am on Sunday. Soon after the launch, the Amazonia-1 successfully separated from the fourth stage of the PSLV-C51 and injected into orbit.

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