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ISRO prepares to launch brazil’s amazonia-1 satellite aboard PSLV in august this year

  • The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to lift off Brazil’s Amazonia-1 satellite next month onboard the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).
  • The Amazonia-1 satellite which PSLV will launch will help in monitoring and observing the deforestation of the Amazon region.
  • The Brazilian satellite has been locally designed and tested in Brazil. It will be the first satellite for Earth observation.
  • The Amazonia-1 launch is among the 36 space and satellite missions ISRO has planned over the next two years