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IRS-P3 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 23827
COSPAR ID 1996-017-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog IRS B3

Satellite Details

Orbit 815 x 818 km, 98.8°
Category Earth observation
Country/organisation of origin India
Mass 920 kg
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)3.8 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 21 March 1996 04:53
Launch siteSatish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR),
India
Launch vehicle PSLV

Description

Remote sensing of earth's resources, Study of X-ray Astronomy, Periodic calibration of PSLV tracking radar located at tracking stations
View from orbit pole
 

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