BackForward Satellite: INSAT-1B 

Satellite details
Acronym INSAT-1B
Full name Indian National Satellite - 1B
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the INSAT-1 series.
  • Main mission (apart from tlc): cloud observation.
Mass at launch 1152 kg Dry mass 650 kg
Power 1185 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from IMD.
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude 74° E


Space agency ISRO
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 30 Aug 1983 EOL 15 Jul 1993
Last update: 2015-07-28
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on INSAT-1B

Acronym Full name
DCS Data Collection Service
VHRR Very High Resolution Radiometer
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Satellite Field of View

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