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Friday, July 21, 2017


NIUSAT is an Student satellite developed by students from Noorul Islam University in Tamil Nadu, which is under Indian University / Academic Institute Satellite. The total mass of the satellite is 15 kg and it is a three stabilised satellite. It was launched to provide multi-spectral imagery for agricultural crop monitoring and disaster management. 

This mission was fully controlled by Ultra-High Frequency (UHF)/ Very High Frequency (VHF) antenna for Telemetry/Tele-command operations and S-band antenna has been established for payload data reception.

Satellite Details:

Name                 : NIUSAT
Mass                  : 15 kg
Orbit                  : 505 km SSPO
Launch Vehicle : PSLV-C38 / Cartosat-2 Series Satellite
Satellite Type    : Student Satellite
Orbit Type         : Sun Synchronous Orbit

Multi-Spectral Images from NIUSAT:


  1. Hi... I am currently researching on the Space Programme of India for a Video that we are making. Is it possible to get the source of these images.

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