Experimental Satellites

ISRO has launched many small satellites mainly for the experimental purposes. This experiment include Remote Sensing, Atmospheric Studies, Payload Development, Orbit Controls, recovery technology etc.

Launch Date Launch Mass Launch Vehiclesort descending Orbit Type Application Remarks
Aryabhata Apr 19, 1975 360 kg C-1 Intercosmos Experimental
APPLE Jun 19, 1981 670 kg Ariane -1(V-3) GSO Communication, Experimental
YOUTHSAT Apr 20, 2011 92 kg PSLV-C16/RESOURCESAT-2 SSPO Student Satellite
Rohini Technology Payload (RTP) Aug 10, 1979 35 kg SLV-3E1 Launch Unsuccessful
Rohini Satellite RS-1 Jul 18, 1980 35 kg SLV-3E2
INS-1A Feb 15, 2017 8.4 kg PSLV-C37 / Cartosat -2 Series Satellite SSPO Experimental
INS-1B Feb 15, 2017 9.7 kg PSLV-C37 / Cartosat -2 Series Satellite SSPO Experimental