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INSAT 2D

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1997-027B

Description

Stationed at 74.1 deg E, INSAT 2D 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

  • 24820
  • Indian National Satellite 2D
  • INSAT2D

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1997-06-03
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 2079 kg

Funding Agency

  • Indian Space Research Organization (India)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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