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Bispectral InfraRed Detection

General


Designation 26959 / 01049C
Launch date 22 Oct 2001
Country of origin Germany
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 568 km sun-synchronous
Inclination 97.8°
Period 96 min
Launch vehicle PSLV #6


External resources


http://www.uni-freiburg.de/fireglobe/iffn/tech/tech_9.htm

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Technical data



Specifications


Prime contractor OHB system
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Mass at launch 92 kg
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New infrared array sensors with 100-300 m resolution. Will also test a thematic on-board data processing and a neural network classificator in orbit.

Downlink: 2201.7 MHz

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