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The First Experimental Remote Sensing Satellite built in India.

The onboard TV camera sent imageries which we reused in the field of Hydrology and Forestry. SAMIR sent rich scientific data which were used for oceanographic studies.
Mission Experimental Remote Sensing
Weight 442 kg
onboard power 47 Watts
Communication VHF band
Stabilization Spin stabilized (spin axis controlled)
Payload TVcameras, three band Microwave Radiometer (SAMIR)
Launch date Jun 07,1979
Launch site Volgograd Launch Station (presently in Russia)
Launch vehicle C-1Intercosmos
Orbit 519 x 541 km
Inclination 50.6 deg
Mission life One year (nominal)
Orbital Life About 10 years ( Re-entered in 1989 )
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