Indian Space Research Organisation Launches Meteorological Satellite INSAT-3DS

On Saturday, 17 February 2024, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched a meteorological satellite into Geostationary Orbit. This satellite is designed to provide support, including disaster warnings, among other functions.

The INSAT-3DS satellite is a component of the GSLV-F14/INSAT-3DS mission and is funded by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES). The mission aims to achieve enhanced meteorological observations and improve monitoring of land and ocean surfaces.

In addition to disaster warnings, the satellite will contribute to improved weather forecasting. It will complement the existing satellites INSAT-3D and INSAT-3DR in providing meteorological services.

For further technical details about INSAT-3DS, please refer to the ISRO website.