BackForward Satellite: INSAT-2D 

Satellite details
Acronym INSAT-2D
Full name Indian National Satellite - 2D
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 4th flight unit of the INSAT-2 programme.
  • Main mission (in addition to tlc): cloud imagery.
Mass at launch 2079 kg Dry mass 990 kg
Power 1735 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from IMD.
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude 93.5° E


Space agency ISRO
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 04 Jun 1997 EOL 04 Oct 1997
Last update: 2015-07-28
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on INSAT-2D

Acronym Full name
DCS Data Collection Service
SAS&R Advanced Aided Search & Rescue
VHRR Very High Resolution Radiometer
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Satellite Field of View

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