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SathyabamaSat (SB Sat)

SathyabamaSat [Sathyabama Univ.]

SathyabamaSat (SB Sat) is an 2U CubeSat project by the Sathyabama University.

The spacecraft is designed to measure the densities of the green house gases over the region in which it moves on using ARGUS 1000 IR Spectrometer. The payload is operated only over the regions where the experimentators are interested, and it delivers the data to the On-Board Computer (OBC) for transmission, when it crosses the radio window of ground station, which is being built in Sathyabama University premises, Chennai, India.

Nation: India
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Sathyabama University
Contractors: Sathyabama University
Equipment: ARGUS 1000 IR Spectrometer
Configuration: CubeSat (2U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 1.5 kg
Orbit: 500 km × 516 km, 97.51
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
SathyabamaSat (SB Sat) 2016-040B 22.06.2016 Sr SLP PSLV-XL with Cartosat 2C, SkySat 3, BIROS, M3MSat, LAPAN A3, GHGSat D, Flock-2p 1, ..., 12, Swayam, BeeSat 4


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