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IRS-1
India's first space astronomy observatory. The satellite carried near and far ultraviolet telescopes, a large X-ray proportional counter array, a soft-X-ray imaging telescope, a hard X-ray coded mask telescope, and a monitor to detect flaring X-ray sources.

Status: Operational 2015. First Launch: 2015-09-28. Last Launch: 2015-09-28. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 1,530 kg (3,370 lb).



Family: Astronomy. Country: India. Launch Vehicles: PSLV, PSLV-XL. Launch Sites: Sriharikota SLP.

2015 September 28 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sriharikota. Launch Complex: Sriharikota SLP. Launch Pad: Sriharikota FLP. LV Family: PSLV. Launch Vehicle: PSLV-XL.
  • Astrosat - . Mass: 1,530 kg (3,370 lb). Nation: India. Class: Astronomy. Type: Astronomy satellite. Spacecraft: IRS-1. USAF Sat Cat: 40930 . COSPAR: 2015-052A. Apogee: 650 km (400 mi). Perigee: 632 km (392 mi). Inclination: 5.9900 deg. Period: 97.55 min.

    India's first space astronomy observatory. The satellite carried near and far ultraviolet telescopes, a large X-ray proportional counter array, a soft-X-ray imaging telescope, a hard X-ray coded mask telescope, and a monitor to detect flaring X-ray sources.



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