Monday, 23 January 2012

Aryabhata (The First Indigenously built Indian Satellites)

The launch date of Aryabhata is 19.04.1975

MissionScientific/ Experimental
Weight360 kg
On board power46 Watts
CommunicationVHF band
StabilizationSpinstabilize
PayloadX-ray Astronomy Aeronomy & Solar Physics
Launch dateApril 19,1975
Launch siteVolgograd Launch Station
(presently in Russia)
Launch vehicleC-1 Intercosmos
Orbit563 x 619 km
Inclination50.7 deg
Mission life6 months(nominal), Spacecraft mainframe active till March,1981
Orbital LifeNearly seventeen years
(Re-entered on February 10,1992)


This image is of Aryabhata



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