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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - INSAT-3D -
Full Name Indian National Satellite - 3D Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies ISRO Launch Date 26 Jul 2013
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Jul 2020
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude -93.5 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, data collection and communication, search and rescue.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields Sounder (INSAT)
Atmospheric Winds Imager (INSAT)
Atmospheric Temperature Fields Sounder (INSAT)
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) Sounder (INSAT)
Mission Instruments
Imager (INSAT) - Very High Resolution Radiometer
Sounder (INSAT) - IR Sounder
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