|SATCAT no.||41384 |
|Mission duration||12 years|
|Manufacturer||ISRO Satellite Centre|
Space Applications Centre
|Launch mass||1,425 kilograms (3,142 lb)|
|Dry mass||598 kilograms (1,318 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||10:31:00, March 10, 2016 (UTC)|
|Launch site||Satish Dhawan Second|
|Regime||Sub-Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (sub-GTO)|
|Perigee altitude||284 km (176 mi)|
|Apogee altitude||20,657 km (12,836 mi)|
|Inclination||32.5 deg E|
IRNSS-1F is the sixth navigation satellite out of seven in the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS) series of satellites after IRNSS-1A, IRNSS-1B, IRNSS-1C, IRNSS-1D and IRNSS-1E. The satellite is one among the seven of the IRNSS constellation of satellites launched to provide navigational services to the region.
The satellite carries two types of payloads. The navigation payload transmit navigation service signals to users and ranging payload consists of C-band transponder that facilitates accurate determination of the range of the satellite.
IRNSS-1F has a 12-year mission life.