NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Space Science Data Coordinated Archive Header

Rohini 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1981-051A

Description

Rohini 2 was the second Indian national launch. It was launched using a SLV-3 rocket from the Sriharikota Space Center in the Bengal Bay into a 186 x 418km (intended 296 x 834) orbit. The satellite was spherical with a 0.6 m diameter and weighed 38 kg. It carried a landmark tracker payload for accurate orbit and attitude determination.

Alternate Names

  • 12491
  • Rohini2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1981-05-31
Launch Vehicle: Indian-Designed Launch Comparable to the Atlas-Agena
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
Mass: 38 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (India)

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
[USA.gov] NASA Logo - nasa.gov