Navigation Satellite

IRNSS-1I (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System) is an autonomous regional satellite navigation system providing accurate positioning and real-time synchronisation.

Name of SatelliteIRNSS-1I (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System)
PurposeNavigation/Regional Positioning
ContractorIRSO Satellite Center
Country of ContractorIndia
Launch Mass (kg.)1 425
Class of OrbitGEO
Perigee (km)35 702
Expected Lifetime (yrs.)10
Date of Launch11.04.2018
Launch SiteSatish Dhawan Space Centre
Launch VehiclePSLV
COSPAR Number2018-035A
NORAD Number43286

IRNSS Navigation Satellite covers India and a region of 1,500 kilometres (930 miles) around it, with plans for further expansion.


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