THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - IMS-1 -
Full Name Indian Mini Satellite-1 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ISRO Launch Date 28 Apr 2008
Mission Links EOL Date 31 Jul 2013
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.92 deg
Orbit Altitude 632 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 9:30 Repeat Cycle 22 days
Objectives and Applications Micro-satellite for Third World countries for natural resources monitoring and management .
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance MxT
Vegetation HySI (IMS-1)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MxT
Mission Instruments
HySI (IMS-1) - Hyperspectral Imager (IMS-1)
MxT - Multi-spectral CCD Camera
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