PSLV-C35 / SCATSAT-1

SCATSAT-1 is a continuity mission for Oceansat-2 Scatterometer to provide wind vector data products for weather forecasting, cyclone detection and tracking services to the users. The satellite carries Ku-band scatterometer similar to the one flown onboard Oceansat-2.  The spacecraft is built around standard IMS-2 Bus and the mass of the spacecraft is 360 kg. The spacecraft will be put in SSP orbit of 720 km altitude with an inclination of 98.27 deg by PSLV-C35. The mission life of the satellite is 5 years. 

The satellite is scheduled for launch during Second Half of September, 2016 onboard PSLV-C35 from SDSC SHAR , Sriharikota.