BackForward Satellite: GISAT 

Satellite details
Acronym GISAT
Full name Geostationary Hyperspectral Imager Satellite
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the GISAT programme.
  • Main mission: high-resolution frequent sampling of land and vegetation.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD.
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude 83° E


Space agency ISRO
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2019 EOL ≥2026
Last update: 2018-06-10
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

Acronym Full name
HRMX-VNIR High-Resolution Multi-spectral VNIR imager
HyS-VNIR Hyper-spectral VNIR imager
HyS-SWIR Hyper-spectral SWIR imager
HRMX-TIR High-Resolution Multi-spectral TIR imager
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Satellite Field of View

Estimate of the satellite's footprint, assuming a zenith angle of 75 °
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