Monday, 23 January 2012

Stretched Rohini Satellite Series (SROSS-1)

The satellite was launched onboard the first developmental a flight of ASLV. It did not reach the orbit.

This satellite was launched on 24.03.1987

Weight150 kg
Onboard power90 Watts
CommunicationS-band and VHF
StabilizationThree axis body stabilized (biased momentum) with a Momentum Wheel and Magnetic Torquer
Propulsion systemMonopropellant (Hydrazine based) Reaction
control system
PayloadLaunch Vehicle Monitoring Platform(LVMP),
Gamma Ray Burst (GRB) payload and
Corner Cube Retro Reflector (CCRR) for laser tracking
Launch dateMarch 24, 1987
Launch siteSHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India
Launch vehicleAugmented Satellite Launch Vehicle (ASLV)
Orbital lifeNot realised

This image is of SROSS-1 satellite

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