ISRO to launch a satellite for monitoring natural disasters

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) shall launch a satellite soon that will be used for monitoring natural disasters.

Being a geo-imaging satellite, EOS-3, it will be capable of near-real time monitoring of various natural disasters like cyclones, floods etc and will be launched sometimes in the year 2021-22.

This satellite will also be capable of imaging the country at least 4 to 5 times in a day and will also be able to monitor crops, water bodies, change in forest cover and vegetation condition.

The Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) developmental flight is scheduled to take off in the fourth quarter of 2021 and it will be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre located in Sriharikota.

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