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RISAT I In the Orbit


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The Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1) lanched successfully via satellite launch vehicle PSLV-C-19 from Sriharikota range on Thursday, April 26, 2012, The all weather satellite will help in better agriculture and disaster management

, an step forward to make india self reliant. Congrats to RISAT -1 Engineers, Scientists and Team Members!


The weight of the spacecraft is 1858 Kg, it's first microwave remote sensing satellite.

The RISAT-1 notable features are mentioned here-


Weight- 1858 Kg; Orbit Altitude - 536 Km; Orbit inclination - 97.552 degrees; No of orbits perday 14; Mission duration - 5 Years; Image Resolution 1m to 50 m; It's a solar powered spacecraft.

N. Valarmathi was designated as Project Director to build an indegenious spacecraft, she included 50 other membres in the team and RISAT-1 developed, its 100% Indian Space Satellite, only Indian companies supplies the resources to develop this space gadget.

Other countries which have similar space technology till date are - US, Canada, Japan, Germany and Israel.
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