Single-satellite programme for high-resolution land observation. Previous name: TWSat (Third World Satellite).
Indian programme: ISRO responsible of development and operations.
The platform is actively stabilised over 3 axes.
The design life time is 2 years.
The satellite exploits a sunsynchronous orbit at 9:30.
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Real-time downlink to a network of appointed acquisition stations in S-band.
All data concentrated to the National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC) in Hyderabad for processing and distribution.
2008 - 2012
Associated satellites and instruments
Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational
, blue tag => planned