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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Anusat Satellite

Anusat - Anna University Satellite:

     ANUSAT ( Anna University Satellite ) is the first satellite developed by Indian University under the overall guidance of Indian Space Research Organisation and will demonstrate the technologies related to message and forward operations.


     This is a microsatellite developed and integrated by students of Madras Institute of Technology and Anna University. The mission director was Prof. P.V Ramakrishna of College of engineering, Guindy.

    Anusat was cubesat of 600 millimeter. The satellite was spin stablished and spin axis is pointed normal towards the sun. The satellite was integrated and tested at MICSAT, the MIT Chromepet clean room.

     The Anusat was launched aboard aboard a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-CA designated as PSLV-C12, along with RISAT-2, from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre. The launch was carried out on 20th April 2009 at 01:15 GMT.

Instruments Carried:
  1. Amateur Radio
  2. Communication Systems

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Anusat Overview:

Launch Mass | 40 kg
Launch Vehicle | PSLV - C12
Type of Satellite | Student
Manufacturer | ISRO
Owner | ISRO
Application | Student Satellite
Orbit Type | SSPO


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