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IRNSS 1H PSLV

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-051A

Description

Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) uses a constellation of seven spacecraft in geosynchronous orbit to provide a navigation service covering most of Asia, the Middle East, east Africa and parts of western Australia. The program gives India a dedicated navigation system, serving military and civilian applications, reducing the country’s reliance on systems controlled by foreign governments.

Alternate Names

  • 42928
  • IRNSS1HPSLV

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2017-08-31
Launch Vehicle: 
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India

Funding Agency

  • Indian Space Research Organization (India)

Discipline

  • Navigation/Global Positioning

Additional Information

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

 
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