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May 22, 2019 Wednesday 12:54:23 PM IST

RISAT-2B Satellite to Help in Agriculture and Disaster Management

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The RISAT-2B satellite launched through the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C46) will be used to provide services in the field of agriculture, forestry and disaster management. It is a radar imaging earth observation satellite weighing about 615 kg. It was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), SHAR, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. ISRO is now gearing up for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 onboard GSLV MkIII during the window of July 09, to July 16, 2019, with an expected Moon landing on September 06, 2019.”RISAT-2B is an advanced Earth Observation satellite with an advanced technology of 3.6m radial rib antenna,” according to Dr K Sivan, Chairman of ISRO.Dr. K Sivan also commended the efforts of the team involved in the realization of the piggyback payload carried onboard this mission namely, Vikram processor and low cost MEMS based Inertial Navigation System (INS) developed by Semi-Conductor Laboratory (SCL), Chandigarh and ISRO Inertial Systems Unit, Thiruvananthapuram respectively.



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