ISRO Set to Launch INSAT-3DS: A Leap in Meteorological Surveillance.image/ANI
ISRO Set to Launch INSAT-3DS: A Leap in Meteorological Surveillance
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for the 16th launch of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) on February 17. This mission carries the advanced meteorological satellite, INSAT-3DS, a technological marvel designed to elevate meteorological observations and enhance weather forecasting and disaster warnings.
INSAT-3DS: Advancing Meteorological Surveillance
Equipped with a six-channel imager, a 19-channel sounder, Data Relay Transponder, and a Satellite Aided Search & Rescue transponder, INSAT-3DS is set to complement its operational predecessors, INSAT-3D and INSAT-3DR. It promises to provide a comprehensive network of meteorological surveillance, safeguarding life and property with advanced warning capabilities.
A Symphony of Indian Ingenuity and GSLV F14 Rocket
This mission is a testament to India’s growing prowess in space technology, highlighting the significant role played by Indian industries in constructing INSAT-3DS. The GSLV F14 rocket, standing tall at 49 meters, symbolizes Indian innovation and is designed to inject the satellite into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO).
A Leap Towards a Safer Future
Beyond a technological achievement, the launch signifies a leap towards a safer future. Accurate weather forecasting and disaster warnings will become more effective, saving countless lives. As ISRO prepares for the GSLV-F14/INSAT-3DS mission, the dedication of its engineers and scientists exemplifies the spirit of exploration and innovation.
Countdown to Glory: ISRO’s Pursuit of Excellence
On February 17, as the GSLV F14 rocket propels into the sky carrying INSAT-3DS, it will symbolize India’s relentless pursuit of scientific excellence. The launch is poised to script another glorious chapter in the annals of space exploration, showcasing ISRO’s readiness to contribute to a safer and more informed world.