Monday, 23 January 2012

Rohini (RS-1) (First satellite successfully launched by the indigenous launch vehicle SLV)

This satellite was launched on 18.07.1980

MissionExperimental
Weight35 kg
Onboard power16 Watts
CommunicationVHF band
StabilizationSpin stabilized
PayloadLaunch vehicle monitoring instruments
Launch dateJuly 18,1980
Launch siteSHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India
Launch vehicleSLV-3
Orbit305 x 919 km
Inclination44.7 deg.
Mission life1.2 years
Orbital life20 months

This image is of Rohini satellite

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