Insat 2E [ISRO]
Insat-2E of the Insat-2 series of satellites built by ISRO, is a multi-purpose satellites for telecommunication, television broadcasting and meteriological services.
It carries seventeen transponders - 12 operating in the normal C-band freequency and 5 in the lower extended C-band. Seven of the normal C-band transponders have wide beam coverage and the remaining have zonal coverages.
For meteorology, it features a Very High Resolution Radiometer (VHRR) with 2 km resolution in visible band and 8 km resolution and water vapour band. Charge Coupled Device (CCD) camera operating in visible, near infrared and shortwave infrared band with 1 km resolution.
|Type / Application:||Communication / Meteorology|
|Equipment:||12 C-band transponders, 5 ext. C-band transponders, 1 Data relay transponder, 1 SAR transponder, VHRR|
|Power:||Deployable solar array, batteries|
|Insat 2E (Intelsat APR-2)||03.04.1999||Ko ELA-2||Ariane-42P H10-3|
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