Jugnu is a 3U-cubesat built by the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.
The 3 kg nanosatellite will be used to provide data for agriculture and disaster monitoring. Jugnu has a design life of one year.
Jugnu's carries the Micro Imaging System, a near infrared camera which will be used to observe vegetation. Also on board is a GPS receiver to aid tracking, and is intended to demonstrate a microelectromechanical inertial measurement unit.
|Type / Application:||Technology, Earth observation|
|Operator:||Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur|
|Contractors:||Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur|
|Equipment:||Micro Imaging System, GPS receiver|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||850 km × 866 km, 19.9°|
|Jugnu||2011-058B||12.10.2011||Sr FLP||PSLV-CA||with Megha-Tropiques, VesselSat 1, SRMSAT|