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SALIENT FEATURES OF INSAT-1D

insat-1d

Mission Multipurpose satellite for Communication & Meteorology
Payload
  • 12 C-band transponders,
  • 2 S-band transponders and
  • Very High Resolution Radiometer(VHRR)
Orbit / location Geostationary 83oE longitude
Mission life 12 years
Platform INSAT-1 Bus
Cuboid Size 2.18m x 1.55m x 1.42m
Dry Mass 550 kg
Lift - off Mass 1190 kg
Power Solar Array: 1000 W
Control System Momentum biased 3-axes stabilization
Propulsion System Integrated bipropellant system with 12 numbers of 22N thrusters and one 440 LAM
TTC System C band Telemetry, Tracking & Command Systems
Launch Launched on June 12, 1990 onboard Delta
Present status Mission life over