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Rohini 3



Rohini 3 was the third Indian national launch on April 17th 1983. It was launched using a SLV-3 rocket from the Sriharikota Space Center in the Bengal Bay, into a 388 x 852km orbit. It was spherical in shape with a diameter of 0.65m. It weighed 42kg and carried a two camera sensor payload with L-band beacon for conducting remote-sensing experiments and for accurate orbit and attitude determination.

Alternate Names

  • 14002
  • Rohini3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1983-04-17
Launch Vehicle: Indian-Designed Launch Comparable to the Atlas-Agena
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
Mass: 42 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (India)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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