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YouthSat was launched from Sriharikota on 20 April 2011 at 04:42 UT. The microsatellite was launched by a PSLV-C16 rocket and weighed approximately 91 kg. YouthSat is a joint mission between Indian and Russian students and carries three science instruments to study the upper atmosphere and measure solar cosmic rays.

Alternate Names

  • 37388

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2011-04-20
Launch Vehicle: PSLV
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India

Funding Agencies

  • Indian Space Research Organization (India)
  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Space Physics
  • Solar Physics

Additional Information

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

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