Tuesday, March 8, 2011

The Student Satellite

Student Satellite (STUDSAT) is the first Pico-satellite developed in the country by a consortium of seven engineering colleges from Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. STUDSAT weighing less than 1 kg, has the primary objective of promoting space technology in educational institutions and encourage research and development in miniaturized satellites, establishing a communication link between the satellite and ground station, capturing the image of earth with a resolution of 90 meters and transmitting the payload and telemetry data to the earth station.


Experimental/Small Satellite


Less than 1 kg


630 km


Polar Sun Synchronous