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Aryabhatta was the ___satellite of India, named after the great Indian astronomer of the same name. Choose correct answer.

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Aryabhata was India's first satellite, named after the great Indian astronomer of the same name. It was launched by the Soviet Union on 19 April 1975 from Kapustin Yar using a Cosmos-3M launch vehicle.

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Aryabhata was built by the _______ to gain experience in building and operating a satellite in space.

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NASA
ISRO
SIMA
AIT


Aryabhata was launched by the Soviet Union on 19 April 1975 from Kapustin Yar using a Cosmos-3M launch vehicle. It was built by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to gain experience in building and operating a satellite in space.

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Aryabhata spacecraft was a _____ polygon 1.4 m in diameter.

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5-sided
16-sided
26-sided


The spacecraft was a 26-sided polygon 1.4 m in diameter. All faces (except the top and bottom) were covered with solar cells.

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The scientific instruments of Aryabhata had to be switched off during the _____ in orbit because of a failure in the satellite’s electrical power system.

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Ninth day


All signals from the spacecraft were lost after 5 days of operation. The satellite reentered the Earth''s atmosphere on 11 February 1992. The satellite''s image appeared on the reverse of Indian 2 rupee banknotes between 1976 and 1997 (Pick catalog and one rupee note number: P-79a-m).

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A ground station was also set up at _________ for command and tracking purpose for Aryabhata.

Kota near Chandigarh
Sriharikota near Madras
Kashmir near Jammu
Juhi near Kanpur


A ground station was also set up at Sriharikota near Madras for command and tracking purpose.

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The Aryabhata satellite was fabricated at ___________.

NASA, Delhi
ISRO, Bangalore
FIA, USA
HAL, Bangalore


The Aryabhata satellite was fabricated at HAL, Bangalore. A ground station was also set up at Sriharikota near Madras for command and tracking purpose.

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Aryabhata satellite''s Non-real time date transmission was at the rate of _______ bits/sec.

2960
2760
2360
2560


Aryabhata satellite''s Non-real time date transmission at the rate of 2560 bits/sec.

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Body-mounted silicon solar panels and rechargeable _______ chemical batteries were used in Aryabhata satellite.

Ni-Ag
Li-Ag
Li-Cu
Ni-Cd


Body-mounted silicon solar panels and rechargeable Ni-Cd chemical batteries were used in Aryabhata satellite.

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Thru Aryabhata satellite Some of the experiments successfully conducted were, _________experiment and Transmission of weather data.

Light transmission
Voice transmission
Atom transmission
Proton transmission


Thru Aryabhata satellite Some of the experiments successfully conducted were, Voice transmission experiment and Transmission of weather data.

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One of the Objective of Aryabhata Mission was to have the capability to set-up the necessary ground stations required to communicate with the ______.

Satellite
Orbit
Moon
Sun


One of the Objective of Aryabhata Mission was to have the capability to set-up the necessary ground stations required to communicate with the satellite

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