• The Satellite

    The Satellite

    The IIT Madras Student Satellite is a nano-satellite weighing less than 15 Kg. The satellite will be placed in orbit around the Earth at a height of 600-800 km.

  • The Payload

    Payload

    High Energy Particle Detector

    The satellite houses a unique payload, which is designed to measure the fluctuations in the flux of protons and electrons in the upper ionosphere.

  • Subsystems

    Sub-systems

    The IIT Madras Student Satellite consists of seven different sub-system, each performing vital functions of the space-craft orbiting in space.