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IMS 1 (Indian Mini-Satellite) is an Indian remote sensing craft that was launched by a PSLV-C9 rocket from Sriharikota in southeastern coast of India at 03:54 UT on 28 April 2008, along with CartoSat 2A and eight nanosatellites. The 83 kg, 220 W craft carries a multispectral imager in visible light with a resolution of 37 m and a swath of 151 km, and a hyper-spectral camera in near-infrared light with a resolution of 506 m, and swath of 130 km.

Alternate Names

  • 32786
  • Indian Minisatellite 1
  • IMS1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-04-28
Launch Vehicle: PSLV-CA
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
Mass: 83 kg
Nominal Power: 220 W

Funding Agency

  • Indian Space Research Organization (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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