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Instrument: MX-T : Mx Multispectral Camera
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Spectral/Frequency Information
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Spectral/Frequency Coverage/Range: 0.45 µm -0.52 µm
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TWSat (IMS-1) carries two payloads: the Mx-T (Multispectral Camera) and the HySI (Hyperspectral Imager). However, since the data of both imagers is rather high, only one of them will be powered on and data transmitted at any given time.

Mx-T (Multispectral Camera). The instrument of modular design provides four spectral bands in VNIR, where each band employs an individual lens, a separate CCD detector, and separate front-end electronics. The camera operates in a pushbroom scanning mode to image the Earth. The spatial resolution at nadir is 36 m on a swath of 151 km. The 12 bit video output is coded to 10 bit with multi-linear gain. Mx-T has a mass of 5.5 kg and a power consumption of 18 W.

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Instrument Logistics
Data Rate: 32 Mbit/s
Instrument Owner: ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization)

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