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BIROS

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2016-040F

Description

BIROS (Bi-spectral InfraRed Optical System) - German-built satellite as a follow-on and companion to TET-1 and intended to detect fires or other high temperature events on the Earth's surface.

Alternate Names

  • 41604

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2016-06-22
Launch Vehicle: PSLV-XL
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
Mass: 130 kg

Funding Agency

  • Deutsche Forschunganstalt fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, nee DFVLR) (Germany)

Discipline

  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

 
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