|Operator||Anna University Madras Institute of Technology) campus chennai|
|Major contractors||ISRO (LSP)|
|Mission type||Amateur radio
|Launch date||20 April 2009
|Carrier rocket||PSLV-CA C12|
|Launch site||SDSC SLP|
|Mass||40 kilograms (88 lb)|
|Regime||Sun-Synchronous Circular orbit|
|Apoapsis||550.0 kilometres (341.8 mi)|
|Periapsis||550.0 kilometres (341.8 mi)|
|Orbital period||90 minutes|
The Anna University Satellite, or ANUSAT was an Indian student research microsatellite designed, developed & integrated at Aerospace Engineering, Madras Institute of Technology (MIT), Chromepet, Anna University. It carries an amateur radio and technology demonstration experiments. It was successfully launched aboard a PSLV-CA designated PSLV-C12, along with RISAT-2, from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. The launch was carried out at 01:15 GMT (06:45 IST) on 20 April 2009.
ANUSAT was a cube with 600-millimetre (24 in) long sides, and a mass of 40 kilograms (88 lb). It carried an amateur radio store and forward communications system, and also conducted technological research. This satellite was spin stabilised and spin axis is pointed normal towards the sun. The satellite was integrated and tested at MICSAT, the MIT Chromepet clean room.
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