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Launch Date:10.08.1979


First Satellite of the Rohini Satellite Series, flown onboard SLV-3 vehicle. The RTP Satellite has carried instruments for launch vehicle monitoring. The satellite could not achieve the intended orbit.

Mission Experimental Satellite
Orbit Not Achieved
Orbit Inclination -
Lift-off Mass 35 kg
Orbit Period -
Local Time of Equator crossing -
Repetitivity -
Payloads Launch Vehicle Monitoring Instruments
Attitude and Orbit Control Spin Stabilisation
Power Solar Array generating 3 W
Launch date August 10, 1979
Launch site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India
Launch vehicle SLV-3
Mission life Not realised
Orbital life -
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