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SCATSAT-1

SCATSAT-1 is a continuity mission for Oceansat-2 Scatterometer to provide wind vector data products for weather forecasting, cyclone detection and tracking services to the users. The satellite carries Ku-band Scatterometer similar to the one flown onboard Oceansat-2.  The spacecraft is built around standard IMS-2 Bus and the mass of the spacecraft is 371 kg. The spacecraft will be put in SSP orbit of 720 km altitude with an inclination of 98.1 deg by PSLV-C35. The mission life of the satellite is 5 years. 

The SCATSAT-1 was launched by PSLV-C35 on Monday morning at 9:12 hrs (IST) on September 26, 2016 from the First Launch Pad of SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota.

प्रमोचन भार / Launch Mass: 

371 kg

प्रमोचक राकेट / Launch Vehicle: 

PSLV-C35 / SCATSAT-1

उपग्रह का प्रकार / Type of Satellite: 

Earth Observation

निर्माता / Manufacturer: 

ISRO

स्‍वामी / Owner: 

ISRO

अनुप्रयोग / Application: 

Climate & Environment

कक्षा का प्रकार / Orbit Type: 

SSPO