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AGILE

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2007-013A

Description

AGILE is an Italian satellite that was launched by a PSLV-C8 rocket from Sriharikota in southern India at 10:00 UT on 23 April 2007. The 325 kg satellite carries X-ray and gamma ray spectrometers to study astronomical objects in the Galaxy.

Alternate Names

  • 31135

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2007-04-23
Launch Vehicle: PSLV-CA
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India

Funding Agency

  • Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (Italy)

Discipline

  • Astronomy

Additional Information

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

 
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