Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Stretched Rohini Satellite Series (SROSS-C1)

First satellite successfully orbited by ASLV


This satellite was launched on 20.05.1992


MissionExperimental
Weight106.1 kg
Onboard power45 Watts
CommunicationS-band and VHF
StabilizationSpin stabilized with a Magnetic Torquer and Magnetic Bias Control
PayloadGamma Ray Burst (GRB) experiment & Retarding Potential Analyser (RPA) experiment
Launch dateMay 20,1992
Launch siteSHAR Centre,Sriharikota,India
Launch vehicleAugmented Satellite Launch Vehicle (ASLV)
Orbit267 x 391 km
Mission lifeTwo months (Re-entered on July15,1992)



This image is on SROSS-C1 satellite

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