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Risat 1


Designation 38248 / 12017A
Launch date 26 Apr 2012
Country of origin India
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 536 km
Inclination 97.55°
Period (25-day repeat)
Launch vehicle PSLV #21

SAR imaging (5.35 GHz), first Indian SAR
Transmits on 2250 MHz

A fragmentation event occured on 30 Sep 2016, unknown cause. The satellite continued functioning normally.

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Technical data


Prime contractor ISRO?
Mass at launch 1858 kg
Dry mass  
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power  
Design lifetime 5 years

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