CSE-2019 | Prelims Daily Quiz 52


HysIS is India's first hyperspectral imaging satellite for advanced earth observation. With reference to this, consider the following statements:

1) It can provide better images than remote sensing satellites.

2) It can study earth’s surface in infrared spectrum.

3) It weighs more than 500 kg.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A) 1 only

B) 1 and 2 only

C) 2 and 3 only

D) 1, 2 and 3

A) 1 only

  • A hyperspectral imaging camera in space can provide well-defined images that can help identify objects on earth far more clearly than regular optical or remote sensing cameras
  • HysIS is meant to study the Earth’s surface in visible, near-infrared and shortwave infrared regions of the electromagnetic spectrum.
  • It weighs 380-kg HySIS.