INS 1A Satellite

Spacecraft name INS 1A (ISRO Nanosatellite)
Type Nanosatellite
Units or mass 8.4 kg
Status Reentry 2023-10-03. No signal? (No public news found)
Launched 2017-02-15
NORAD ID 41949
Deployer Base mounted
Launcher PSLV
Organisation ISRO
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Country India

Radiometer to measure reflected sunlight from Earth and Single Event Upsets monitor.


Two science payloads. Surface BRDF Radiometer (SBR) payload that can be used measure the Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF) of targets on the Earth's surface and will be able to take readings of the sunlight reflected off different surface features. Single Event Upset Monitor (SEUM), which can be used to track Single Event Upsets that happen due to high energy radiation in space environment in Commercial, Off-the-Shelf (COTS) electronic components.

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