Indian IRNSS-R1C navigation satellite launched by PSLV

by | Oct 16, 2014 | commercial launch services, India, Satellites | 0 comments

The Indian Space Research Organisation successfully launched a PSLV launch vehicle from the Sriharikota launch site in India at 2002 GMT on 15 October 2014. On board the flight was the IRNSS-R1C navigation satellite. The satellite had a launch mass was 1425 kg and a dry mass of 600 kg with the rest being propellants.  The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) is a seven-satellite constellation of geosynchronous spacecraft.   The launch represented the third satellite  launched in the series.  IRNSS-R1A was launch in July last year while IRNSS-R1B was launched in April of this year.

 

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