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RTP, RS 1 (Rohini 1A, 1B)

RTP [ISRO]

The first two satellites in the Rohini program, called RTP (Rohini Test Payload) and RS 1 (Rohini satellite) were small satellites to evaluate the launch vehicle performance of the SLV-3 rocket.

The spin-stabilized 35 kg satellites featured launch vehicle monitoring instruments and were powered by body monted solar cells.

Nation: India
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: ISRO
Contractors: ISRO
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 35 kg
Orbit: 305 km × 919 km, 44.7
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
RTP (Rohini 1A) 1979-F03 10.08.1979 Sr F SLV-3
RS 1 (Rohini 1B) 1980-062A 18.07.1980 Sr SLV-3

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Further Rohini missions: