StudSat-1 Satellite

Spacecraft name StudSat-1 (Student Satellite-1)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Was semi-operational until 2010-08-12. Beacon was heard for about one month.
Launched 2010-07-12
NORAD ID 36796
Deployer Unknown
Launcher PSLV
Organization Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Country India
Partners ISRO

Educational space systems engineering and CMOS camera.


Promote space technology in educational institutions and encourage research and development in miniaturized satellites; introduce students at undergraduate level to space technology, demonstrate a successful inter-state, interuniversity, inter-disciplinary and interdepartmental participation in a single project, develop leadership qualities and scientific temperament among students.

As a payload STUDSAT consists of a CMOS panchromatic camera. The entire architecture of the satellite was centred on the payload. The objective of this system was to obtain a monochrome image of the Earth with resolution of 90 meters covering a swath of 65 km x 45 km.

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Keywords First CubeSat of country
On the same launch

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