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Launch Date
20.11.1981
 
Improved payload compared to Bhaskara-1.

Successful operation during mission life. Despite the problem faced by one of the two onboard cameras, sent more than two thousand images which were used for many studies.
 
Mission Experimental Remote Sensing
Weight 444 kg
onboard power 47 Watts
Communication VHF band
Stabilization Spin stabilized (spin axis controlled)
Payload TV cameras, three band Microwave Radiometer (SAMIR)
Launch date Nov 20, 1981
Launch site Volgograd Launch Station (presently in Russia)
Launch vehicle C-1 Intercosmos
Orbit 541 x 557 km
Inclination 50.7o
Mission life One year (nominal)
Orbital Life About 10 years ( Re-entered in 1991 )
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