AstroSat - ISRO Satellite

     

AstroSat is the first dedicated Indian astronomy mission that was aimed at studying celestial sources in X-ray, optical and UV spectral bands simultaneously. The payloads cover the energy bands of Ultraviolet (Near and Far), limited optical and X-ray regime (0.3 keV to 100 keV). One of the unique features of AstroSat mission is that it enables the simultaneous multi-wavelength observations of various astronomical objects with a single satellite.

Mission Information

Mission Details

NameAstroSat
Launch DateSeptember 28, 2015
Launch SiteSHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India
Launch VehiclePSLV-XL

Satellite Details

Mass1513 Kg

Space Organization Details

OrganizationISRO
ContinentAsia
CountryIndia