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Pixxel-TD 2 (Shakuntala)

Pixxel-TD 2 [Pixxel]

The Pixxel TD 2 or Shakuntala is a 6U CubeSat technology demonstrator satellite for an Indian earth observation constellation built by Pixxel.

Weighing less than 15 kg, TD-2 is capable of capturing orbital images in more than 150 bands of color from the visible and infrared spectrum with a resolution of 10-meters per pixel.

The first two prototypes are to be launched in 2022. The operational Pixxel constellation will consist of more than 20 larger satellites.

Nation: India
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator: Pixxel
Contractors: Pixxel
Equipment: Hyperspectral imager
Configuration: CubeSat (6U)
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 15 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Pixxel-TD 2 (Shakuntala) 2022-033S 01.04.2022 CC SLC-40 Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with with EnMAP, ÑuSat 23, ..., 27, GNOMES 3, Hawk 4A, 4B, 4C, Lynk 05, ION-SCV 005, KSF 2A, ..., 2D, PlantSat, SUCHAI 2, SUCHAI 3, MP42, ARCSAT, Spark 1, Pixxel-TD 2, BRO 7, AlfaCrux, BDSAT, SpaceBEE 128, ..., 139

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