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INSAT 2A

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1992-041A

Description

Stationed at 74 deg E, INSAT 2A performed communications functions for India as well as providing domestic long distance telecommunications, meteorological earth observation and data collection services, direct satellite TV broadcasting to community TV receivers in rural and remote areas, radio and TV program distribution, and Satellite Aided Search and Rescue services.

Alternate Names

  • Indian National Satellite 2A
  • 22027
  • INSAT2A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1992-07-09
Launch Vehicle: Ariane
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 1900 kg

Funding Agency

  • Indian Space Research Organization (India)

Disciplines

  • Communications
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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Personnel

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