IRNSS-1D Reaches Orbital Slot

April 9, 2015  - By

Photo: IRNSS-1D

News courtesy of CANSPACE Listserv.

The fourth satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System, launched on March 28, has arrived at its designated orbital slot.

Based on data supplied by the U.S. Joint Space Operations Center, IRNSS-1D is in an inclined geosynchronous orbit with an inclination of 30.5 degrees and a nodal longitude of 111.7 degrees east, within the allowed limits of the assigned longitude of 111.5 degrees east.