INSAT 1B

Family INSAT (Indian National Satellite)
Description

The INSAT (Indian National Satellite) system is a multipurpose geostationary satellite system for telecommunications, television broadcasting, meteorology and search & rescue services.

The overall objective of the INSAT meteorological program is to provide round-the- clock surveillance service of weather systems including severe weather events around the Indian region.

Organisation Indian Space Research Organisation
Website link
Launch-End 31/08/1983 - 01/08/1993
Status decommissioned
Orbit altitude 36000 km
Orbit inclination °
Orbit type geostationary
Equatorial crossing time
Period  min
Sensors VHRR (Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR))
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