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Aryabhata
Aryabhata
Aryabhata
Credit: ISRC
Indian earth atmosphere satellite. The Soviet Union assisted India in development of Aryabhata, its first satellite, named for the Indian astronomer. The satellite conducted scientific experiments on atmospheric research. Science satellite for ISRO, India. Launched 1975.

Status: Operational 1975. First Launch: 1975-04-19. Last Launch: 1975-04-19. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 360 kg (790 lb).

, but was primarily an experimental satellite for satellite technology.


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Family: Atmosphere sat, Earth. Country: India. Launch Vehicles: R-14, Kosmos 3, Kosmos 11K65M. Launch Sites: Kapustin Yar, Kapustin Yar LC107/2. Agency: ISRO. Bibliography: 2, 445, 6, 6359, 12063.
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1975 April 19 - . 07:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Kapustin Yar. Launch Complex: Kapustin Yar LC107/2. LV Family: R-14. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M.
  • Aryabhata - . Payload: ISS. Mass: 360 kg (790 lb). Nation: India. Agency: ISRO. Class: Earth. Type: Atmosphere satellite. Spacecraft: Aryabhata. Decay Date: 1992-02-11 . USAF Sat Cat: 7752 . COSPAR: 1975-033A. Apogee: 409 km (254 mi). Perigee: 398 km (247 mi). Inclination: 50.7000 deg. Period: 92.60 min. Atmospheric research. Experimental satellite for satellite technology and some scientific experiments. Launched from a cosmodrome in the USSR. .


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