BackForward Satellite Programme: Hyper Spectral Imaging Spectrometer 

Programme details
Programme description
  • Indian programme for hyperspectral imaging by a small satellite.
  • ISRO responsible of development and operations.
  • 3-axis stabilised platform, 5 years design lifetime.
  • Sun-synchronous orbit at around 630 km, 10:30 h.
  • For details, see https://www.isro.gov.in/isro-develops-optical-imaging-detector-array-hyperspectral-imaging-applications
Data circulation
  • TBD.
Agencies ISRO
Programme lifetime 2018 - 2023
Associated satellites and instruments

Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned

  • Hyper Spectral Imaging Spectrometer