BackForward Satellite: OceanSat-2 

Satellite details
Acronym OceanSat-2
Full name Satellite for the Ocean - 2
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the OceanSat programme.
  • Main mission: ocean observation.
  • Substantial contribution to temperature and humidity sounding and to Space weather.
Mass at launch 970 kg Dry mass
Power 1360 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Off-line data are distributed by the National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC) in Hyderabad.  Web site:  www.nrsc.gov.in.
  • ROSA data are delivered to the Italian ASI for processing.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 730 km
ECT 11:53 desc

 

Space agency ISRO
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 23 Sep 2009 EOL ≥2020
Last update: 2020-01-03
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-2

Acronym Full name
OSCAT OceanSat Scatterometer
OCM Ocean Color Monitor
ROSA Radio Occultation Sounder of the Atmosphere
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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
OSCAT active 13515 MHz N/R  kHz - A   Ku-band scatterometer