.Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, India
PSLV-C51 is India's first launch of the year. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • PSLV-C51 is the 53rd mission of PSLV
  • It has 18 co-passenger satellites
  • The rocket carried a copy of Bhagavad Gita, photograph of PM Narendra Modi to the space

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The objects will be carried to space on a Satish Dhawan Satellite. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ PTI)

  • A copy of the Bhagavad Gita, a photo of PM Modi and the names of 25,000 individuals will be sent to space
  • The nanosatellite developed by SpaceKidz India, an organisation that promotes space science among students, will carry three scientific payloads
  • It'll be launched later this month