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INSAT 2B

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1993-048B

Description

Stationed at 93.5 deg E, INSAT 2B was a multipurpose satellite that provided the following services to India: domestic long range communications, meteorological earth observation and data collection services, direct satellite TV broadcasting to community TV receivers in rural and remote areas, radio and TV program distribution, satellite aided search and rescue services.

Alternate Names

  • 22724
  • Indian National Satellite 2B
  • INSAT2B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1993-07-22
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 4
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 1931 kg

Funding Agency

  • Indian Space Research Organization (India)

Disciplines

  • Communications
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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