BackForward Satellite: OceanSat-3 

Satellite details
Acronym OceanSat-3
Full name OceanSat-3
Satellite Description
  • 3rd flight unit of the OceanSat programme.
  • Main mission: ocean observation.
Mass at launch 960 kg Dry mass
Power 1360 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • NRT product access under consideration by ISRO and EUMETSAT
  • Off-line data are distributed by the National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC) in Hyderabad.  Web site:  www.nrsc.gov.in.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 723 km
ECT 12:00 desc

 

Space agency ISRO
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2018 EOL ≥2023
Last update: 2016-06-29
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 OceanSat-3

Acronym Full name
OSCAT OceanSat Scatterometer
OCM Ocean Color Monitor
SSTM Sea Surface Temperature Monitor
A-DCS Advanced Data Collection System (also called "Argos-3")
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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
SCATTEROMETER active 13515 MHz N/R  kHz TBD D   OSCAT