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19/04/1975 India's first satellite is launched

Aryabhata was India's first satellite, named after an Indian astronomer of the same name. It was launched by India from Kapustin Yar, a Russian rocket launch and development site in Astrakhan Oblast using a Kosmos-3M launch vehicle. It was built by the Indian Space Research Organisation.


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  • Aryabhata (satellite) 

  • Launch 

  • Legacy