Satellites Of India

It was completely designed and fabricated in India. It was launched on April 19, 1975, from the site Volgograd Launch Station(presently in Russia) through the launch vehicle C-1 Intercosmos. And it was launched for experimental purposes only.

Satellites Of India
Satellites Of India

1. Aryabhata:

It was completely designed and fabricated in India. It was launched on April 19, 1975 from the site Volgograd Launch Station(presently in Russia) through the launch vehicle C-1 Intercosmos. And it was launched for experimental purpose only.

2. Bhaskara-I:

It was the First Experimental Remote Sensing Satellite built in India. It was launched on June 07, 1979 from the site Volgograd Launch Station(presently in Russia) through the launch vehicle C-1 Intercosmos. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

3. Rohini Technology Payload (RTP):

It was launched on August 10, 1979 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle SLV-3. It was launched for experimental purpose only. But the satellite could not be placed into its intended orbit. So this satellite launch was unsuccessful.

4. Rohini Satellite RS-1:

It was launched on July 18, 1980 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle SLV-3. It was launched for experimental purpose only.

5. Rohini Satellite RS-D1:

It was launched on May 31, 1981 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle SLV-3. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

6. Apple:

It was ISRO’s first indigenous, experimental communication satellite. It was launched on June 19, 1981 from the site Kourou (CSG), French Guyana through the launch vehicle Ariane -1(V-3). It was launched for Communication purpose only.

7. Bhaskara-II:

It was similar to Bhaskara-I. It was launched on November 20, 1981 from the site Volgograd Launch Station(presently in Russia) through the launch vehicle C-1 Intercosmos. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

8. INSAT-1A:

It was launched on April 10, 1982 and it was launched through the launch vehicle Delta. It was launched for Communication purpose only. This satellite launch was unsuccessful because it was failed in orbit.

9. Rohini Satellite RS-D2:

It was launched on April 17, 1983 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle SLV-3. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

10. INSAT-1B:

It was launched on August 30, 1983 through the launch vehicle Shuttle [PAM-D]. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

11. SROSS-1:

It was launched on March 24, 1987 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle (ASLV). It was launched for Experimental purpose only. But this satellite was unsuccessful because it didnot reach the orbit.

12. IRS-1A:

It is the first of the series of indigenous state-of-art remote sensing satellites, was successfully launched into a polar sun-synchronous orbit. It was launched on March 17, 1988 from the site Baikanur Cosmodrome Kazakhstan through the launch vehicle Vostok. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

13. SROSS-2:

It was launched on July 13, 1988 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle (ASLV). It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

14. INSAT-1C:

It was launched on July 22, 1988 through the launch vehicle Ariane-3. It was launched for Communication purpose only. This satellite was Partial Failure in Orbit.

15. INSAT-1D:

It was launched on June 12, 1990 through the launch vehicle Delta 4925. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

16. IRS-1B:

It was launched on August 29, 1991 from the site Baikanur Cosmodrome Kazakhstan through the launch vehicle Vostok. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

17. SROSS-C:

It was the first satellite successfully orbited by ASLV. It was launched on May 20, 1992 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle (ASLV). It was launched for Experimental purpose only.

18. INSAT-2A:

It was the first Multipurpose satellite built by India and launched Successfully. It was launched on July 10, 1992 from the site French Guyana through the launch vehicle Ariane 4. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

19. INSAT-2B:

It was launched on July 23, 1993 from the site French Guyana through the launch vehicle Ariane 4. It was launched for Telecommunication purpose only.

20. IRS-1E:

It was the first development flight of PSLV. But the mission was not realised due to problems faced by Launch Vehicle so this satellite was unsuccessful. It was launched on September 20, 1993 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-D1. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

21. SROSS-C2:

It was the SECOND satellite successfully orbited by ASLV. It was launched on May 04, 1994 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle (ASLV). It was launched for Experimental purpose only.

22. IRS-P2:

It was the first Spacecraft successfully orbited onboard the second developmental flight of PSLV. It was launched on October 15, 1994 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-D2. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

23. INSAT-2C:

It was launched on Dec 07, 1995 from the site French Guyana through the launch vehicle Ariane 4. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

24. IRS-1C:

It was India’s second generation operational Remote Sensing Satellite. It was launched on December 28, 1995 from the site Baikanur Cosmodrome Kazakhstan through the launch vehicle Molniya. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

25. IRS-P3:

It was launched on March 21, 1996 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-D3. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

26. INSAT-2DL:

It was launched on June 4, 1997 from the site French Guyana through the launch vehicle Arianev 4. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

27. IRS-1D:

It was launched on 27 September 1997 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C1. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

28. INSAT-2E:

It was launched on 03 April 1999 from the site French Guyana through the launch vehicle Ariane – 42P. It was launched for Communication and Meteorology
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29. Oceansat(IRS-P4):

It was the first satellite primarily built for Ocean applications. It was launched on May 26, 1999 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C2. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

30. INSAT-3B:

It was launched on March 22, 2000 from the site French Guyana through the launch vehicle Ariane – 5. It was launched for Communication and Meteorology purpose only.

31. GSAT-1:

It was launched on April 18, 2001 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle GSLV – D1. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

32. The Technology Experiment Satellite (TES):

It was launched on October 22, 2001 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C2. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

33. INSAT-3C:

It was launched on January 24, 2002 from the site French Guyana through the launch vehicle Ariane5-V147. It was launched for Climate & Environment Communication purpose.

34. KALPANA-1:

It was the first in the series of exclusive meteorological satellites built by ISRO. Its original name was METSAT then it was renamed as Kalpana-1 after the death of Indian born American Astronaut Dr.Kalpana chawla in the US Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. The satellite Kalpana-1 was launched on 12 September 2002 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C4. It was launched for Climate & Environment Communication purpose only.

35. INSAT-3A:

It was launched on April 10, 2003 from the site French Guyana through the launch vehicle Ariane5-V160. It was launched for Climate & Environment Communication purpose.

36. GSAT-2:

It was launched on May 08, 2003 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle GSLV – D2. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

37. INSAT-3E:

It was launched on September 28, 2003 from the site French Guyana through the launch vehicle Ariane5-V162. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

38. IRS-P6 / RESOURCESAT-1:

It was launched on October 17, 2003 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C5. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

39. EDUSAT:

This was the first dedicated “Educational Satellite” that provide the country with satellite based two way communication to class room for delivering educational materials. It was launched on September 20, 2004 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle GSLV-F01. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

40. CARTOSAT-1:

It was the first Indian Remote Sensing Satellite capable of providing in-orbit stereo images. It was launched on 5 May 2005 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C6. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

41. HAMSAT:

It was launched on May 5, 2005 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C6. It was launched for communication purpose only.

42. INSAT-4A:

It was launched on December 22, 2005 through the launch vehicle ARIANE5-V169. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

43. INSAT-4C:

It was launched on July 10, 2006 through the launch vehicle GSLV-F02. It was launched for Communication purpose only. But it was unsuccessful.

44. SRE-1:

It was launched on January 10, 2007 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C7. It was launched for Experimental purpose only.

45. CARTOSAT-2:

It was launched on 10 January 2007 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C7. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

46. INSAT-4B:

It was launched on March 12, 2007 from the site French Guyana through the launch vehicle Ariane5. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

47. INSAT-4CR:

It was launched on September 2, 2007 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle GSLV-F04. It was launched for communication purpose only.

48. IMS-1:

It was launched on April 28, 2008 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C9. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

49. CARTOSAT – 2A:

It was launched on 28 April 2008 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C9. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

50. Chandrayaan-1:

It was India’s first mission to Moon and it was launched successfully. It was launched on October 22, 2008 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV – C11. It was launched for Planetary Observation purpose only.

51. RISAT-2:

It was a Radar Imaging Satellite with all weather capability to take images of the earth. It was launched on April 20, 2009 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C12. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

52. Oceansat-2:

It was launched on September 23, 2009 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C14. It was launched for Climate, Environment and Earth Observation purpose.

53. GSAT-4:

It was launched on April 15, 2010 through the launch vehicle GSLV-D3. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

54. CARTOSAT-2B:

It was launched on July 12, 2010 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C15. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

55. GSAT-5P:

It was launched on December 25, 2010 through the launch vehicle GSLV-F06. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

56. YOUTHSAT:

YOUTHSAT is a joint Indo-Russian stellar and atmospheric satellite mission with the participation of students from Universities at graduate, post graduate and research scholar level. It was launched on April 20, 2011 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV- C16. It was launched for student purpose only.

57. RESOURCESAT-2:

It was launched on April 20, 2011 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C16. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

58. GSAT-8:

It was launched on May 21, 2011 from the site Kourou, French Guiana through the launch vehicle Ariane-5 VA-202. It was launched for Communication and Navigation purpose only.

59. GSAT-12:

It was launched on July 15, 2011 from the site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C17. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

60. Megha-Tropiques:

It was launched on October 12, 2011 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C18. It was launched for Climate, Environment and Earth Observation purpose.

61. RISAT-1:

It was launched on April 26, 2012 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C19. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

62. GSAT-10:

It was India’s advanced communication satellite. It was launched on September 29, 2012 from the site Kourou, French Guiana through the launch vehicle Ariane-5 VA-209. It was launched for Communication and Navigation purpose only.

63. SARAL:

It was launched on February 25, 2013 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C20. It was launched for Climate, Environment and Earth Observation purpose.

64. IRNSS-1A:

It was the first satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS). It was launched on July 01, 2013 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C22. It was launched for Navigation purpose only.

65. INSAT-3D:

It is an advanced weather satellite of India. It was launched on July 26, 2013 from the site Kourou, French Guiana through the launch vehicle Ariane-5 VA-214. It was launched for Climate & Environment Disaster Management System purpose.

66. GSAT-7:

It is an advanced communication satellite built by ISRO to provide wide range of service spectrum from low bit rate voice to high bit rate data communication. It was launched on August 30, 2013 from the site Kourou, French Guiana through the launch vehicle Ariane-5 VA-215. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

67. Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft:

It was launched on November 05, 2013 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C25. It was launched for Planetary Observation purpose only.

68. GSAT-14:

It was launched on January 05, 2014 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle GSLV-D5. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

69. IRNSS-1B:

It was launched on April 04, 2014 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV – C24. It was launched for Navigation purpose only.

70. IRNSS-1C:

It was launched on October 16, 2014 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV – C26. It was launched for Navigation purpose only.

71. GSAT-16:

It was launched on December 07, 2014 from the site Kourou, French Guiana through the launch vehicle Ariane-5 VA-221. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

72. Crew module Atmospheric Re-entry Experiment (CARE):

It was launched on December 18, 2014 through the launch vehicle LVM-3/CARE Mission. It was launched for Experimental purpose only.

73. IRNSS-1D:

It was launched on March 28, 2015 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C27. It was launched for Navigation purpose only.

74. GSAT-6:

It was launched on August 27, 2015 through the launch vehicle GSLV-D6. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

75. Astrosat:

It was launched on September 28, 2015 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C30. It was launched for Space Science purpose only.

76. GSAT-15:

It was launched on November 11, 2015 from the site Kourou, French Guiana through the launch vehicle Ariane-5 VA-227. It was launched for Communication and Navigation purpose.

77. IRNSS-1E:

It was launched on January 20, 2016 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C31. It was launched for Navigation purpose only.

78. IRNSS-1F:

It was launched on March 10, 2016 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C32. It was launched for Navigation purpose only.

79. IRNSS-1G:

It was launched on April 28, 2016 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C33. It was launched for Navigation purpose only.

80. CARTOSAT-2 Series Satellite:

It was launched on June 22, 2016 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C33. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

81. INSAT-3DR:

It was launched on September 08, 2016 through the launch vehicle GSLV-F05. It was launched for Climate , Environment and Disaster Management System purpose.

82. SCATSAT-1:

It was launched on September 26, 2016 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C35. It was launched for Climate & Environment purpose only.

83. GSAT-18:

It was launched on October 06, 2016 from the site Kourou, French Guiana through the launch vehicle Ariane-5 VA-231. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

84. RESOURCESAT-2A:

It was launched on December 07, 2016 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C36. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

85. INS-1A:

It was launched on February 15, 2017 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C37. It was launched for Experimental purpose only.

86. Cartosat -2 Series Satellite:

It was launched on February 15, 2017 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C37. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

87. INS-1B:

It was launched on February 15, 2017 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C37. It was launched for Experimental purpose only.

88. GSAT-9:

It was launched on May 05, 2017 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle GSLV-F09. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

89. GSAT-19:

It was launched on June 05, 2017 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle GSLV Mk III-D1. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

90. Cartosat-2 Series Satellite:

It was launched on June 23, 2017 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C38. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

91. GSAT-17:

It was launched on June 29, 2017 from the site Kourou, French Guiana through the launch vehicle Ariane-5 VA-238. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

92. IRNSS-1H:

It was launched on August 31, 2017 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C39. It was launched for Navigation purpose only.

93. Cartosat-2 Series Satellite:

It was launched on January 12, 2018 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C40. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

94. Microsat:

It was launched on January 12, 2018 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C40. It was launched for Experimental purpose only.

95. INS-1C:

It was launched on January 12, 2018 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C40. It was launched for Experimental purpose only.

96. GSAT-6A:

It was launched on March 29, 2018 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle GSLV-F08. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

97. IRNSS-1I:

It was launched on April 12, 2018 from the site Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India through the launch vehicle PSLV-C41. It was launched for Navigation purpose only.

98. GSAT-29:

It was launched on November 14, 2018 through the launch vehicle GSLV Mk III-D2. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

99. HysIS:

It was launched on November 29, 2018 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C43. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

100. GSAT-11 Mission:

It was launched on December 05, 2018 from the site Kourou, French Guiana through the launch vehicle Ariane-5 VA-246. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

101. GSAT-7A:

It was launched on December 19, 2018 through the launch vehicle GSLV-F11. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

102. Microsat-R:

It was an imaging satellite. It was launched on January 24, 2019 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C44.

103. GSAT-31:

It was launched on February 06, 2019 from the site Kourou, French Guiana through the launch vehicle Ariane-5 VA-247. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

104. EMISAT:

It was launched on April 01, 2019 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C45.

105. RISAT-2B:

It is a radar imaging earth observation satellite developed by ISRO. It was launched on May 22, 2019 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C46. It was launched for Disaster Management System and Earth Observation purpose only.

106. Chandrayaan2:

It was launched on July 22, 2019 through the launch vehicle GSLV-Mk III – M1. It was launched for Planetary Observation purpose only.

107. Cartosat-3:

It was launched on November 27, 2019 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C47. It was launched for Earth Observation purpose only.

108. RISAT-2BR1:

It is a radar imaging earth observation satellite. It was launched on December 11, 2019 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C48. It was launched for Disaster Management System and Earth Observation purpose only. This satellite will provide services in the field of Agriculture, Forestry and Disaster Management.

109. GSAT-30:

It was launched on January 17, 2020 from the site Kourou, French Guiana through the launch vehicle Ariane-5 VA-251. It was launched for Communication purpose only.

110. EOS-01:

It was launched on November 07, 2020 through the launch vehicle PSLV-C49. It was launched for Disaster Management System and Earth Observation purpose only.