BIROS Launch

BIROS fire detection satellite successfully launched into space

On 22 June 2016 at 05:55 CEST, the BIROS (Bi-Spectral Infrared Optical System) microsatellite was successfully launched into space from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India on board a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) satellite will now search for high temperature events on Earth from an altitude of 515 kilometres.

STT has supplied the S-Band Communication System (Transmitters, Receivers, Diplexers, Switch, RF-Harness and Antennas).