BackForward Satellite: OceanSat-3A 

Satellite details
Acronym OceanSat-3A
Full name OceanSat-3A
Satellite Description
  • 4th 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:
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 723 km
ECT 12:00 desc


Space agency ISRO
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2019 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2018-02-17
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-3A

Acronym Full name
OSCAT OceanSat Scatterometer
OCM Ocean Color Monitor
SSTM Sea Surface Temperature Monitor
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