BackForward Satellite Programme: X-Sat 

Programme details
Programme description
  • Single-satellite programme, for land observation.
  • Singapore's programme: NTU responsible of development and operations.
  • The platform is actively stabilised over 3 axes.
  • The design life time is 3 years.
  • The satellite exploits a sunsynchronous orbit around 10:30.
  • See detailed description at
Data circulation
  • Data stored onboard and transmitted to CRISP (Centre for Remote Imaging and Sensing and Processing), located at NUS (National University of Singapore).  CRISP also responsible of data dissemination.
Agencies NTU
Programme lifetime 2011 - 2019
Associated satellites and instruments

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