IRNSS-1G was the seventh and final of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) series of satellites after IRNSS-1A, IRNSS-1B, IRNSS-1C, IRNSS-1D, IRNSS-1E and IRNSS-1F. This system of satellites will provide navigational services to the Indian region. The satellite was launched successfully on 28 April 2016 at 07:20 UTC.
|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||12:50:00, April 28, 2016 (UTC+05:30)|
|Launch site||Satish Dhawan (First)|
|Regime||Geosynchronous Orbit (GSO)|
|Perigee altitude||35,780.961 km (22,233.258 mi)|
|Apogee altitude||35,796.200 km (22,242.727 mi)|
The satellite was launched from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota on board PSLV-C33 XL on 28 April 2016 at 12:50 PM IST. The countdown of the launch had begun 51:30 hours before at 9:20 AM IST on 25 April 2016.
After the launch of IRNSS-1G the Indian government named the IRNSS system as NAVIC (Navigation with Indian Constellation).
Mission life: 12 years (planned).
Lift-off mass:1,425 kilograms (3,142 lb)
Dry mass: 598 kilograms (1,318 lb).
Cost: Approximately ₹125 crore (US$16 million).