XPoSat mission

  • The Indian Space Research Organisation has announced a plan to launch its first Xray Polarimeter Satellite (XPoSat) to investigate the polarisation of intense X-ray sources.
  • The XPoSat is designed for observation from a low earth orbit.
  • It will carry two scientific payloads.
  • The mission life is expected to be approximately five years.
  • The primary payload was developed by the Raman Research Institute, Bengaluru with support
    from ISRO centres.
  • The secondary payload was developed by the U.R. Rao Satellite Centre, ISRO.


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