22 Aug 2015:
Astrosat reached Sriharikota Spaceport on Aug 18. Preparations for integration with PSLV ongoing.
10 Aug 2015:
All tests passed. Pre-shipment review successfully completed.
24 July 2015:
Thermovac completed. Solar panels attached. Start of final vibration tests
12 May 2015:
Spacecraft assembly completed. Start of Assembled mode tests
All science payloads have been delivered and are in the process of integration with the spacecraft. Ground checkout is in progress.
13 Nov 2014:
UVIT delivered for integration
Baseline Science Meeting held
(IIA, 6-7 Feb 2014;
29-30 May 2014)
Astrosat will carry five astronomical payloads on board. A summary of their characteristics is given below.
In addition, there will be a Charged Particle Monitor (CPM) to monitor the local charged particle environment.
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