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Bhaskara 1


Designation 11392 / 79051A
Launch date 7 Jun 1979
Country of origin India
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 394/399 km
Inclination 50.7°
Period 92.5 min
Launch vehicle Cosmos C
Launch site Kapustin Yar
Mass at launch 444 kg

Carried two TV cameras, one in visible and the other in near-infrared band, and a 3-frequency passive microwave radiometer. The cameras malfunctioned.

End of life

Decay 17 Feb 1989

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