Launch Date
The First Indigenously built Indian Satellites
Mission Scientific/ Experimental
Weight 360 kg
On board power 46 Watts
Communication VHF band
Stabilization Spinstabilize
Payload X-ray Astronomy Aeronomy & Solar Physics
Launch date April 19,1975
Launch site Volgograd Launch Station
(presently in Russia)
Launch vehicle C-1 Intercosmos
Orbit 563 x 619 km
Inclination 50.7 deg
Mission life 6 months(nominal), Spacecraft mainframe active till March,1981
Orbital Life Nearly seventeen years
(Re-entered on February 10,1992)
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