Fact About Indian 1st Satellite Aryabhatta.


The first satellite of India named Aryabhatta it was launched by India on 19 April 1975 from Kapustin Yar, a Russian rocket Kosmos-3M launch vehicle. It was built by ISRO ( Indian Space Research Organisation ). Aryabhatta name was of a astronomer and mathematician of india  after 5th century it was named by the same name. Between 1976 and 1997 satellite Aryabhatta  image appeared the back of 2 rupee (Indian Bank Note) and the between of 1 rupee.

Launch date 19 April 1975
Rocket Kosmos-3M
Launch site Kapustin Yar
Operator ISRO
Launch mass 360 kg (794 lb)
Power 46 watts

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