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KALPANA-1 Objectives

Major Metsat/Kalpana mission objectives are:-

  • To establish a small satellite I-1000 bus system which can meet the exclusive service requirements of a meteorological payload for earth imageries
  • Collection of weather data from low cost unattended data collection platforms-to configure Metsat spacecraft within the lift-off mass constraints of upgraded existing polar satellite launch vehicle for deployment in geo-synchronous transfer orbit (GTO) mission.