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SCATSAT-1 Objectives

The Indian satellite SCATSAT-1 is a miniature satellite dedicated to ocean wind observation. It is preceded by Oceansat-2 which was also dedicated for the same objective. Major objectives of SCATSAT-1 is weather forecasting, cyclone prediction along with ocean state monitoring and prediction. It is currently catering towards weather and climate sector, naval and shipping operations, renewable energy sector along with tracking services to India as well as to the world.