Satellite Jugnu of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Jugnu
Country of Operator/Owner India
Operator/Owner Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Users Civil
Purpose Earth Observation
Class of Orbit LEO
Type of Orbit
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 839
Apogee (km) 866
Eccentricity 0.00186915887850467
Inclination (degrees) 20
Period (minutes) 102
Launch Mass (kg.) 3
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts) 3
Date of Launch 12-10-2011
Expected Lifetime 1 yr.
Contractor Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Country of Contractor India
Launch Site Sriharikota Launch Station
Launch Vehicle PSLV
COSPAR Number 2011-058B
NORAD Number 37839
Comments The mission goal is to make a nanosatellite at IIT Kanpur that would serve the following applications: 1. Micro Imaging System; 2. GPS receiver for locating the position of satellite in the orbit; 3. MEMS based IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit)


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