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Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft 2013

Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft is India's first interplanetary mission to planet Mars with an orbiter craft designed to orbit Mars in an elliptical orbit.

Application of Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft

To carry out observation of physical features of mars and carry out limited study of Martian atmosphere

Launch Site - SDSC SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India

Highlights of GSAT-7 launched on 30th August 2013

Highlights of GSAT-7 launched on 30th August 2013

GSAT-7 is an advanced communication satellite built by ISRO to provide wide range of service spectrum from low bit rate voice to high bit rate data communication


Application of GSAT-7

Communication satellite


Orbit - 74 degree E Geo Stationary

Mission Life - 7 years

Launch site - Kourou, French Guiana

Highlights of INSAT-3D launched on 26th July 2013

Highlights of INSAT-3D launched on 26th July 2013

INSAT-3D is an advanced weather satellite of India configured with improved Imaging System and Atmospheric Sounder.


Application of INSAT-3D

- enhanced meteorological observations
- monitoring of land and ocean surfaces
- generating vertical profile of the atmosphere in terms of temperature
- humidity for weather forecasting and disaster warning

Orbit - Geostationary , 82 deg E Longitude

Mission Life - 7 years

Launch site - Kourou, French Guiana

Highlights of IRNSS-1A launched on 1st July 2013

Highlights of IRNSS-1A launched on 1st July 2013

IRNSS-1A is the 1st satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System. It is one of the 7 satellites constituting the IRNSS space segment.


Application of IRNSS-1A

Disaster Management, Vehicle tracking and fleet management, Integration with mobile phones, Mapping and Geodetic data capture, Terrestrial navigation aid for hikers and travelers, Visual and voice navigation for drivers

Orbit - Geosynchronous, at 55 deg East longitude with 29 deg inclination

Mission life - 10 years

Launch site - SDSC SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India