Wrong orbit

日期:2019-02-26 05:20:01 作者:况堤粒 阅读:

India’s space programme suffered a major setback last week when the country’s rocket, on its maiden voyage, put a remote-sensing satellite into the wrong orbit. The satellite ended up on an elliptical path between 300 and 820 kilometres above the Earth. Engineers will have to guide it into a circular orbit using the small amount of fuel on board. In a second upset earlier this week, India had to abandon its most advanced communications satellite, INSAT-2D,