Rohini Technology Payload (RTP)
RTP was a 35 kg experimental spin stabilized satellite designed with a power handling capability of 3W. It was launched onboard SLV-3 on its maiden flight from SHAR Centre on August 10, 1979. The satellite contained instruments to monitor the flight performance of SLV-3, the first Indian launch vehicle. However the satellite could not be placed into its intended orbit.
|onboard power||3 Watts|
|Stabilization||Spin stabilized (spin axis controlled)|
|Payload||Launch vehicle monitoring instruments|
|Launch date||August 10,1979|
|Launch site||SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India|