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The INS 2TD (ISRO NanoSatellite 2TD) is a nanosatellite developed by ISRO as a technology demonstrator satellit, which is a precursor to the India-Bhutan joint satellite (INS-2B).

Having a thermal imaging camera as its payload, the satellite benefits the assessment of: land surface temperature; water surface temperature of wetlands/lakes; delineation of vegetation (crops and forest); and thermal inertia (day/night).

Nation: India
Type / Application: Technology, earth observation
Operator: ISRO
Contractors: ISRO
Configuration: INS-1 bus
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 6 months
Mass: 18 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
INS 2TD 2022-013C 14.02.2022 Sr FLP PSLV-XL with RISAT 1A (EOS 04), INSPIREsat 1


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