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INS 2TD

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2022-013C

Description

The INS 2TD (ISRO NanoSatellite 2TD) is a nanosatellite developed by ISRO as a technology demonstrator satellite from ISRO, which is a precursor to the India-Bhutan joint satellite (INS-2B).

Having a thermal imaging camera as its payload, the satellite benefits the assessment of: land surface temperature; water surface temperature of wetlands/lakes; delineation of vegetation (crops and forest); and thermal inertia (day/night).

Alternate Names

  • INS2TD
  • 51658
  • ISRO NanoSatellite 2TD

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2022-02-14
Launch Vehicle: PSLV-XL
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (International)

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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