ScatSat-1 satellite

  • It is a weather forecasting satellite
  • It will be equipped with on board instruments to monitor sea surface winds and help predict the genesis of cyclones
  • The satellite will have the capacity to monitor temperature and humidity and transmit 48 images per day
  • It is a polar orbiting satellite that will take two days to cover the globe.
  • The data will be used by NASA, European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as well
  • SCATSat-1 is an OceanSat-2 follow-up mission

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