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SCATSAT-1 SpaceCraft

SCATSAT-1 is envisaged to provide continuity of operational services of OSCAT (IRS-P4) with enhanced application potential.


Launch date: September 26, 2016
Launch site: SDSC (Satish Dhawan Space Centre), Sriharikota.
Launch vehicle; PSLV - C35
Orbit: Sun Synchronous, dawn-dusk orbit
Altitude: 720 km
Inclination: 97.4°
Local Time on Ascending Node 6:00 hours
Repetitivity: 2 days
Payloads: Scatterometer
Mass at lift off: 310 Kg
Power: 15 Sq.m Solar panels generating 1360W, Two 24 Ah Ni-Cd Battries
Mission Life: 5 years