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PISat

PISat [PESIT]

PISat (PESIT Imaging Satellite) is an Indian earth observation nanosat built by the Crucible of Research and Innovation Laboratory of PESIT (PES Institute of Technology), Bangalore.

PISat is a 5.3 kg nanosatellite measuring 25.4 cm × 25.6 cm × 18.1 cm. It is equipped with a NanoCam, a CMOS color camera for Earth observation experimentation manufactured by GomSpace of Aalborg, Denmark as an imaging instrument to capture imagery of Earth's surface with a resolution of ~80 meters.

PISat will be launched launched piggy back into low Earth on a PSLV rocket.

Nation: India
Type / Application: Technology, Earth observation
Operator: Crucible of Research and Innovation Laboratory of PESIT
Contractors: Crucible of Research and Innovation Laboratory of PESIT
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 5.25 kg
Orbit: 661 km × 705 km, 98.20
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
PISat 2016-059B 26.09.2016 Sr FLP PSLV-G (3) with SCATSAT 1, AlSat 1B, AlSat 2B, BlackSky Pathfinder 1, Pratham, AlSat-Nano, CanX 7

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