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SRMSAT

SRMSAT [ISRO]

SRMSAT (Sri Ramaswamy Memorial Satellite) is a microsat developed by the SRM University. Its purpose is to provide hands on experience to the students and the faculty of SRM University, to develop a 10 kg satellite, to monitor greenhouse gases and to develop a "Nano Satellite Bus" for future missions.

The scientific objective of SRMSAT is to monitor green house gases in Near Infrared region 900 nm - 1700 nm. A grating spectrometer is employed for the monitoring of Earth-based sources and sinks of anthropogenic and natural sources of greenhouse gases.

Nation: India
Type / Application: Technology, Earth observation
Operator: SRM University
Contractors: SRM University
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 11 kg
Orbit: 98
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
SRMSAT 2011-058D 12.10.2011 Sr FLP PSLV-CA with Megha-Tropiques, VesselSat 1, Jugnu

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