INSAT-3DS mission to be launched from Sriharikota tomorrow.

Syllabus: GS-III

Subject: Science and Technology

Topic: Space Technology

Issue: INSAT series satellites

Context: the launch of INSAT-3DS.


●       It is an exclusive meteorological satellite for enhanced meteorological observations and monitoring of land and ocean surfaces for weather forecasting and disaster warning.

●       It provides continuity of services to the existing in-orbit INSAT-3D and 3DR satellites with enhanced capabilities.

Indian National Satellite System(INSAT) series

●       It is a series of multipurpose geostationary satellites launched by ISRO to satisfy telecommunications, broadcasting, meteorology, and search and rescue operations.

●       It enabled the rapid expansion of TV and modern telecommunication facilities to even the remote areas and off-shore islands.

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