INSAT 3DS launch countdown begins, know what’s special about ISRO’s satellite – India TV Hindi

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The countdown to the launch of INSAT-3DS has begun.

Bengaluru: The countdown to the launch of India’s latest weather satellite INSAT-3DS has begun and will be launched on February 17, 2024 at 5:35 PM. Explaining the features of the satellite, ISRO said that the satellite will help in providing better weather forecasting and disaster warning. The weather satellite will be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. Let us tell you that this satellite will be launched by GSLV F-14. We inform you that the 420 tonne 51.7 meter long GSLV rocket will place INSAT 3DS into geosynchronous transfer orbit.

What are the features of INSAT 3DS?

The orbit of INSAT 3DS will later be changed to geostationary orbit in a phased manner. Let me tell you that earlier ISRO had said that the rocket would take off at 5.30 pm but later the time was changed to 5.35 pm. INSAT 3DS is India’s third generation meteorological satellite and is fully funded by the Ministry of Earth Sciences. It is designed for advanced meteorological observations and monitoring of land and sea levels for weather forecasting and disaster warning. With the help of this satellite it will be possible to make more accurate weather forecasts.

Many departments will help.

INSAT-3DS will also improve meteorological services with the currently operational INSAT-3D and INSAT-3DR satellites. We inform you that various departments under the Ministry of Earth Sciences like India Meteorological Department, National Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasting, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Indian National Ocean Information Services Center and various others. Agencies and institutions involved in improved weather forecasting and will use INSAT-3DS satellite data to provide meteorological services. Let us tell you that in the last few years, ISRO has shown its capabilities to the whole world.

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