• Year 2007

  • August, 2007

    Concept feasibility proved to IITB

    Conceptual design phase finished

    Signed MOU with ISRO

  • September, 2007

    Preliminary design phase finished

  • Year 2010

  • August, 2010

    Detailed Design Phase.

  • Year 2012

  • April, 2012

    Performance Verification Review

  • Year 2014

  • March, 2014

    MOU extension

  • April, 2014

    Status Update meeting at ISRO.

  • December, 2014

    Themal Stimulations

  • Year 2015

  • January, 2015


    Autonomous Ground-Station

  • February, 2015

    Integration Sequence and testing

  • November, 2015

    QM testing at ISRO

  • Year 2016

  • February, 2016

    Critical design review at ISRO

  • May, 2016

    FM integration at ISRO

  • June, 2016

    FM testing at ISRO

  • July, 2016

    Pre-shipment review

  • September, 2016

    Activities at SHAR

    Launch from SHAR

  • October, 2016

    Beacon signal stopped

    Post launch review

  • December, 2016

    Beacon signal received again

    Beacon signal stopped

  • Year 2017

  • January, 2017

    Four months completion

  • Year 2018

  • December, 2018

    Ham Radio Club of IIT Bombay integrated with IITBSSP

  • Year 2019

  • May, 2019

    The study for new missions began

  • June, 2019

    Decided to participate in GLEE and started its payload study

  • July, 2019

    Two new systems, namely, Sanket and STADS were reviewed and approved by Faculty Advisors

  • September, 2019

    System analysis and requirements documentation for STADS

  • October, 2019

    Algorithm design for STADS began

  • December, 2019

    Official logo of Sanket designed

    First prototype of Sanket developed

    Proposal of Sanket sent to ISRO regarding PSLV stage 4 technology demonstration experiments

  • Year 2020

  • January, 2020

    Study began on electronics and communication aspects of GLEE

    STADS began implementing & testing algorithms and the development of structures

  • April, 2020

    HRC started the weekly blog series ‘Transmission Tales’ on WordPress

  • May, 2020

    HRC started its Instagram account (2nd May)

    Algorithm design for STADS finalised

  • July, 2020

    Worked on CDR (conceptual design review) for STADS

  • August, 2020

    Online satellite tracking session conducted by HRC (29th August)

  • September, 2020

    Started working on interfacing of components for the two major payloads (seismology and radio astronomy) for GLEE

    Sanket’s first Preliminary Design Review (PDR) formulated

    HRC started exploring amateur radio astronomy

  • October, 2020

    GLEE published a paper: “Lunar Exploration through ChipSat” in the 71st International Astronautical Congress

    HRC published an article in Citizens Matter (online magazine)

  • November, 2020

    Amateur radio astronomy talk (speaker Prof. H R Soni) conducted by HRC (1st November)

  • December, 2020

    Sanket published a paper “Sanket: Technology Demonstration of Antenna Deployment System on PSLV Stage-4” at National Conference on Small Satellite Technology and Applications

    STADS published “An Approach to Star Tracker Design for Nano-Satellite Applications” at NCSSTA 2020 (National Conference on Small Satellite Technology and Applications)

    ‘Track the ISS from home’ event organized by HRC

    HRC detected the occurrence of Geminids meteor shower

  • Year 2021

  • January, 2021

    Basic PCB design done, backpropagation techniques for seismology payload studied for GLEE

    ‘How things work SSTV’ event conducted by HRC

    Ground Station Workshop conducted by HRC

  • February, 2021

    First prototype of STADS developed

  • March, 2021

    Radiation detection payload study began by GLEE

    Online satellite tracking session conducted by HRC

  • April, 2021

    Started testing of Sanket (drafting the test plan, collecting equipment required)

  • May, 2021

    Review meet with faculty advisors for STADS

  • June, 2021

    Physical testing of component interfacing began for GLEE

  • July, 2021

    Second update of CDR (Conceptual Design Review) for STADS