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Jugnu

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2011-058B

Description

Jugnu was launched from Sriharikota on 12 October 2011 at 05:30 UT by a PSLV-CA rocket. It is an Indian technology demonstration and remote sensing satellite which was built and will be operated by the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. It weighed 3 kg and will be used to develop technology, and return infrared imagery providing data for agriculture and disaster monitoring. Its primary instrument, the Micro Imaging System, will produce near-infrared images of vegetation to allow a study of land utilization. It also carries a GPS receiver to aid tracking, and is intended to demonstrate a microelectromechanical inertial measurement unit.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2011-10-12
    Launch Vehicle: PSLV-CA
    Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
    Mass: 3 kg

    Funding Agency

    • Indian Space Research Organization (India)

    Disciplines

    • Technology Applications
    • Earth Science

    Additional Information

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

     
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