Oct 12, 2011

Jugnu

The nanosatellite Jugnu weighing 3 kg is designed and developed by Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur under the guidance of ISRO.

The satellite is intended:

  1. To prove the indigenously developed camera system for imaging the Earth in the near infrared region and test image processing algorithms.
  2. Evaluate GPS receiver for its use in satellite navigation.
  3. Test indigenously developed MEMS based Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) in space.
प्रमोचन भार / Launch Mass: 
3 kg
प्रमोचक राकेट / Launch Vehicle: 
PSLV-C18/Megha-Tropiques
उपग्रह का प्रकार / Type of Satellite: 
Student
निर्माता / Manufacturer: 
ISRO
स्‍वामी / Owner: 
ISRO
अनुप्रयोग / Application: 
Student Satellite
कक्षा का प्रकार / Orbit Type: 
SSPO