BackForward Satellite Programme: Aditya  

Programme details
Programme description
  • Single-satellite programme addressing the observation of the solar corona.
  • Indian programme: ISRO responsible of development and operations supported by several other institutes.
  • The platform is actively stabilised over 3 axes.
  • The expected life time is 5 years.
  • The satellite exploits a dawn-dusk sunsynchronous orbit at 6:00.
  • See detailed description at
Data circulation
  • Onboard stored and real-time data are received at ISRO stations.  ISRO and the associated scientific institutes manage data processing and distribution.
Agencies ISRO
Programme lifetime 2023 - 2028
Associated satellites and instruments

Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned