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STUDSAT

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2010-035B

Description

STUDSAT (STUDent SATellite), an Indian satellite, was launched on 12 July 2010 from Sriharikota at 03:52 UT by a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. The main objective of the satellite is to perform remote sensing and capture images of the surface of the Earth using its camera of resolution 90 m, which will be used for vegetation and terrain mapping. STUDSAT was designed and developed by a consortium of seven Engineering Colleges from Bangalore (4) and Hyderabad (3). The mission life is slated to be six months.

Alternate Names

  • 36796
  • STUDent SATellite

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2010-07-12
Launch Vehicle: PSLV-CA
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (India)

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

 
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