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Microsat R

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2019-006A

Description

The Microsat-R satellite comes from the Defense Development and Research Organization — DDRO — the research and development agency of the Indian military. The roughly 1,631-pound (740-kilogram) satellite was to be deployed in an unusually-low orbit around 170 miles (274 kilometers) above Earth, the Hindu reported.

ISRO provided no details about Microsat-R in a press kit released before the launch, other than to describe it as an “imaging satellite.”

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2019-01-24
    Launch Vehicle: Unknown
    Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
    Mass: 740 kg

    Funding Agency

    • Indian Space Research Organization (India)

    Discipline

    • Earth Science

    Additional Information

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

     
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