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TES (Technology Experiment Satellite) is an Indian remote sensing and photo-reconnaissance satellite that was launched by a PSLV-C3 rocket from the Sriharikota High Altitude Range (SHAR) at Sriharikota in the south-east Indian coast at 04:53 UT on 22 October 2001. This is the fifth consecutive successful launch of the 294 tonne PSLV rocket, and the second launch with multiple satellites. The 1,108 kg satellite carries a one-meter resolution panchromatic camera.

Alternate Names

  • 26957
  • Technology Experiment Satellite

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2001-10-22
Launch Vehicle: PSLV
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (India)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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