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Mission type Earth observation
Operator ISRO
COSPAR ID 2008-021D[1]
Mission duration 2 years
Spacecraft properties
Launch mass 83 kilograms (183 lb)
Power 220 watts
Start of mission
Launch date 28 April 2008, 03:53 (2008-04-28T03:53Z) UTC
Rocket PSLV C9
Launch site Satish Dhawan SLP
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth[2]
Perigee 630 kilometres (390 mi)[2]
Apogee 630 kilometres (390 mi)[2]
Inclination  degrees
Period ~90 minutes (estimated)[2]

IMS-1 is an Indian Mini Satellite bus.[3]

It was launched by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle - C9 on April 28, 2008 along with the Cartosat-2A and eight nano research satellites belonging to research facilities in Canada, Denmark, Germany, Japan and the Netherlands.[4]

See also


  1. ^ IMS-1
  2. ^ a b c d CARTOSAT - 2A
  3. ^
  4. ^ India in multi-satellite launch

External links

  • IMS-1

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