BackForward Satellite: ScatSat-1 

Satellite details
Acronym ScatSat-1
Full name ScatSat-1
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
Telecommunication frequency or microwave sensing channel information Show expert details
Service Dir or Mode Frequency Emission designator Bandwidth Polarisation D/A Data rate or Baseband Comments
OSCAT active 13515 - 13515 MHz N/R  kHz - A   Ku-band scatterometer