BackForward Satellite: HOTSAT-1 

Satellite details
Acronym HOTSAT-1
Full name HOTSAT-1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Pathfinder mission for 7 satellite constellation
  • Main mission land surface temperature monitoring
  • Significant contribution to disaster monitoringĀ 
Mass at launch Dry mass 130 kg
Data access link
Data access information
  • Data from Satellite Vu
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 536 km
ECT 12:00 desc


Space agency SSTLUKSA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Sample images released of heating from city buildings
  • Imager believed to be unrecoverable (Dec 23)
Launch 12 Jun 2023 EOL Dec 2023
Last update: 2023-12-15
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

    • HOTSAT-1 (2023 - 2023)
Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on HOTSAT-1

Acronym Full name
HotSat Imager HotSat Imager
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