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Bhaskara 2


Designation 12968 / 81115A
Launch date 20 Nov 1981
Country of origin India
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 541/557 km
Inclination 50.6°
Period 92 min
Launch vehicle Cosmos C
Launch site Kapustin Yar
Mass at launch 436 kg

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

End of life

Decay 30 Nov 1991

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