Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Stretched Rohini Satellite Series (SROSS-C2)

Second satellite successfully orbited by ASLV. Worked for four years after its launch.


This satellite was launched on 04.05.1994



MissionExperimental
Weight115 kg
Onboard power45 Watts
CommunicationS-band and VHF
RCSMonopropellant Hydrazine based with six
1 Newton thrusters
PayloadGamma Ray Burst (GRB) & Retarding
Potential Analyser (RPA)
Launch dateMay 04,1994
Launch siteSHAR Centre,Sriharikota,India
Launch vehicleAugmented Satellite Launch Vehicle (ASLV)
Orbit430 x 600 km.
Inclination45 deg.
Mission lifeSix months (nominal)
Orbital lifeTwo years (nominal)



This image is of SROSS-C2 satellite

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