IRNSS 1B

India

Spacecraft nº:

Indian spacecraft nº: 74

IRNSS= Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System.

Launch data:

Designation 39635 / 14017A
Launch date 04 April 2014 - 11:44 UT
Launch site Sriharikota, FLP
Launch vehicle  PSLV-XL (#C24)
Mission Navigation
Geosynchronous orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35690 x 35897 km
Eccentricity 
Inclination 30.8 °
Period 1436.1 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer ISRO
Platform I-1K (I-1000) Bus
Operator ISRO
Mass at launch  1432 kg
Dry Mass 614 kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 1.58 x 1.50 x 1.50 m
Equipment 
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Stabilization  
Propulsion 440 Newton Liquid Apogee Motor, twelve 22 Newton Thrusters
Power  Two solar panels generating 1660 W, one lithium-ion battery of 90 Ampere-Hour capacity
Control system Zero momentum system, orientation input from Sun & star Sensors and Gyroscopes; Reaction Wheels, Magnetic Torquers and 22 Newton thrusters as actuators
Design lifetime  10 yrs

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
   55° E with 29 deg inclination



IRNSS-1B Satellite

IRNSS-1B at clean room with one of its Solar Panels Deployed

IRNSS-1B Satellite

IRNSS-1B undergoing Vibration Test




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