BackForward Satellite: GISAT-1 

Satellite details
Acronym GISAT-1
Full name Geostationary Hyperspectral Imager Satellite - 1
Satellite Description
  • First flight unit of the GISAT programme.
  • Main mission: high-resolution frequent sampling of land and vegetation.
Mass at launch 2100 kg Dry mass 1000 kg
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD.
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude 85.5° E


Space agency ISRO
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2021 EOL ≥2028
Last update: 2021-05-14
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on GISAT-1

Acronym Full name
MX-VNIR Multi-spectral Visible Near Infrared
HyS-VNIR Hyperspectral Imager - Visible Near Infrared
HyS-SWIR Hyperspectral Imager - Short Wave Infrared
MX-LWIR Multispectral - Long Wave Infrared
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Satellite Field of View

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