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Class: Earth. Type: Landsat. Nation: India.
Experimental satellite for conducting earth resources survey over India.
Total Mass: 442 kg.
01 September 1971
Soviet-Indian collaboration to build a new satellite.
Decree 'On co-operation to build an Indian satellite' was issued.
07 June 1979
Bhaskara 1 Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 441 kg. Perigee: 394 km. Apogee: 399 km. Inclination: 50.7 deg.
Launched from a cosmodrome in the USSR. Experimental satellite for conducting earth resources survey over India.
20 November 1981
Bhaskara 2 Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 444 kg. Perigee: 368 km. Apogee: 372 km. Inclination: 50.6 deg.
Experimental earth observations. Launched from a cosmodrome in the USSR.
- 2 - McDowell, Jonathan, The United Nations Registry of Space Objects, Harvard University, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/un/un.html
- 6 - JPL Mission and Spacecraft Library, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://msl.jpl.nasa.gov/home.html
- 279 - McDowell, Jonathan, Launch Log, October 1998. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/~jcm/space/log/launch.html
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