Monday, 23 January 2012

Rohini (RS-D2)

The satellite transmitted more than 5000 images and provided data on feature classification.


This satellite was launched on 17.04.1983


MissionExperimental
Weight41.5 kg
Onboard power16 Watts
CommunicationVHF band
StabilizationSpin stabilized
PayloadSmart sensor (remote sensing payload),
L-bandbeacon
Launch dateApril 17, 1983
Launch siteSHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India
Launch vehicleSLV-3
Orbit371 x 861 km
Inclination46o
Mission life17 months
Orbital lifeSeven years (Re-entered on April 19, 1990)



This image is of Rohini (RS-D2)

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