BackForward Satellite: INSAT-3D 

Satellite details
Acronym INSAT-3D
Full name Indian National Satellite - 3D
Satellite Description
  • 5th flight unit of the INSAT-3 series.
  • Missions: operational meteorology.
Mass at launch 2060 kg Dry mass 907 kg
Power 1164 W
Data access link http://satellite.imd.gov.in
Data access information
  • Near-real time availability of full resolution data by HRIT.
  • Availability of selected images and data by LRIT.
  • Availability of DCP messages by ground lines.
  • Alert messages of SASAR to LUT in real time.
  • Note: The link provided is to an IMD page for browsing recent images (incl animations) and products from INSAT-3D in graphical format. No access to L1 data is provided for general users.
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude 82° E

 

Space agency ISRO
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 25 Jul 2013 EOL ≥2021
Last update: 2018-07-10
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on INSAT-3D

Acronym Full name
DCS Data Collection Service
SAS&R Advanced Aided Search & Rescue
IMAGER INSAT imager
SOUNDER INSAT Sounder
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Satellite Field of View

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Telecommunication frequency or microwave sensing channel information Show expert details
Service Dir or Mode Frequency Emission designator Bandwidth Polarisation D/A Data rate or Baseband Comments
CDAS S-E 4781 MHz 9M60G1D 9600  kHz linear D 3927.25  kbps IMAGER raw data
CDAS S-E 4798 MHz 96K0G1D 96  kHz linear D 40.0  kbps SOUNDER raw data
DRT E-S 402.75 MHz 180KG1D 180  kHz LHCP D 4.8  kbps DCP reports
DRT S-E 4506.05 MHz 180KG1D 180  kHz linear D 4.8  kbps DCP relay
SAS & R E-S 406.05 MHz 80K0G1D 80  kHz RHCP D 0.4  kbps Distress messages
SAS & R S-E 4507 MHz 80K0G1D 80  kHz linear D 0.4  kbps Distress messages to LUT