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AKA: Astrorivelatore Gamma ad Imagini Leggero. Status: Operational 2007. First Launch: 2007-04-23. Last Launch: 2007-04-23. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 352 kg (776 lb). Height: 2.44 m (8.00 ft). Diameter: 0.21 m (0.68 ft). Span: 0.30 m (0.98 ft).
3-200 MeV wide-field gamma ray camera and the Super-AGILE 15-45 keV detector hard X-ray detector.
NASA NSSDC Master Catalog Description
AGILE is an Italian satellite that was launched by a PSLV-C8 rocket from Sriharikota in southern India at 10:00 UT on 23 April 2007. The 325 kg satellite carries X-ray and gamma ray spectrometers to study astronomical objects in the Galaxy.
The PSLV-C8 launch vehicle flew for the first time in a light configuration with no strap-on motors and a Dual Launch Adapter. The Italian gamma-ray observatory satellite (Astrorivelatore Gamma ad Imagini Leggero) carried the GRID 0.3-200 MeV wide-field gamma ray camera and the Super-AGILE 15-45 keV detector hard X-ray detector.