Class 8 Physics Stars and the Solar System Artificial Satellites

Artificial Satellites


  • Artificial Satellites are man-made objects which revolve around a planet just like natural satellites do.
  • While moon is the natural satellite, Earth has many Artificial Satellites.
  • They revolve around the Earth
  • They are used for weather forecasting, transmission of radio signals.
  • Aryabhatta was the first Indian satellite launched in 1975
  • Some other satellites by India are Bhaskara (1979) , Rohini (1980), INSAT-4C (2006), Chandrayaan (2008)

Share these Notes with your friends  

< Prev Next >

You can check our 5-step learning process