Microsat-R is an small Indian earth observation satellite built for the Indian military Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).
The satellite has a launch mass of 740 kg and orbits the earth at a height of 274 km, much lower than the Cartosat satellites to increase resolution. Reportedly it was built by a handful of DRDO laboratories, not by ISRO.
|Type / Application:||Earth Observing|
|Operator:||Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)|
|Contractors:||Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)|
|Power:||solar arrays, batteries|
|Lifetime:||274 km, 96.56°|
|Orbit:||268 km × 289 km, 96.60°|
|Microsat-R||2019-006A||24.01.2019||Sr FLP||PSLV-DL||with Kalamsat v2|