BackForward Satellite: ScatSat-1 

Satellite details
Acronym ScatSat-1
Full name ScatSat-1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Gap-filler for the OSCAT instrument of OceanSat-2.
  • Main mission: sea-surface wind.
Mass at launch 371 kg Dry mass
Power 750 W
Data access link
Data access information
  • NRT product access under implementation by ISRO and EUMETSAT
  • Data routinely available from MOSDAC ftp server, access from MOSDAC homepage
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 732 km
ECT 08:45 desc


Space agency ISRO
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 26 Sep 2016 EOL 28 Feb 2021
Last update: 2021-06-10
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on ScatSat-1

Acronym Full name
OSCAT OceanSat Scatterometer
Show instrument status and calibration
Satellite frequencies for Earth Observation, data transfer and platform communications and control
Earth observation MW frequencies
Service Sensing mode Frequency (GHz) Bandwidth (MHz) Polarisation Comments
OSCAT active 14 GHz - 13.515 GHz 0 MHz - Ku-band scatterometer