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ISRO continue to push IRNSS1I Satellite to desired space slot

ISRO on Saturday said that the third orbit raising operation of IRNSS-1I is planned to be carried out late tonight.

Published: 14th April 2018 03:52 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th April 2018 03:56 PM   |  A+A-

ISRO navigation satellite IRNSS-1I (File Photo | PTI)

By UNI

BENGALURU: Mission Controllers at the Master Control Facility in Hassan have still a long way to go to ensure Indian navigation satellite IRNSS 1I reach its intended geostationary orbit.

During the second orbit raising operation of IRNSS-1I Satellite carried out succefully last night, the satellite had achieved perigee height is 8683 km and apogee height is 35733 km.

ISRO on Saturday said that the third orbit raising operation of IRNSS-1I is planned to be carried out late tonight.

The targeted perigee height is 31,540 km and apogee height is 35,797 km.

The Satellite was launched on April 12 from the Indian space port at Sriharikota in the early hours to join seven other satellites in the Navic constellation of navigation satellites.



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