A Research on Sensors and Positioning of Insat-3d

International Journal of Advanced Research Foundation, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 2017

1 Pages Posted: 2 Feb 2017

Date Written: February 1, 2017


INSAT-3D is a climatological, data relay and satellite assisted search and rescue satellite brought out by the Indian Space Research Organization and was launched successfully on 26 July 2013 by using an Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle from French Guiana. The satellite has countless new expertise elements like star sensor, micro stepping Solar Array Drive Assembly (SADA) to diminish the spacecraft turbulences and Bus Management Unit (BMU) for control and telecom and telemetry role. It also includes new topographies of bi-annual rotation and Image and Mirror motion recompenses for enhanced performance of the meteorological payloads. Starting from the year 1982, ISRO has propelled a series of geostationary satellites that have delivered a continuous meteorological attention of the Indian subcontinent, the neighboring land and Indian Ocean regions. Four satellites in the INSAT-1 series, three in the INSAT-2 series, the dedicated Kalpana-1 satellite and the current INSAT-3A satellite, have carried an aggregate of nine Very High Resolution Radiometer (VHRR) instruments so far, moreover the Charge Coupled Device (CCD) cameras on the most recent satellites. INSAT or the Indian National Satellite System is a series of multipurpose Geo-stationary satellites launched by ISRO to please the telecommunications, broadcasting, meteorology, and exploration and salvage needs of India. Commissioned in 1983, INSAT is the principal domestic communication scheme in the Asia Pacific Region. The satellite is supervised and controlled by Master Control Facilities that occur in Hassan and Bhopal. INSAT-3D is a versatile geosynchronous spacecraft with foremost meteorological payloads (imager and sounder). The chief purposes for this mission are to deliver an operational, environmental and storm warning system to defend life and property.

Suggested Citation

Prabhu, S.R.Boselin, A Research on Sensors and Positioning of Insat-3d (February 1, 2017). International Journal of Advanced Research Foundation, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2909913

S.R.Boselin Prabhu (Contact Author)

VSB College of Engineering ( email )

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

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