Raumfahrt - ISRO satellite launched on Nov 26 sends first images



THE Earth Observation Satellite-06 (EOS-06) launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on November 26 has started serving images, the national space agency said on Wednesday.
Bengaluru-headquartered ISRO shared on Twitter the first-day images received on Tuesday at National Remote Sensing Centre, Shadnagar, Telangana, covering the Himalayan region, Kutch region of Gujarat and the Arabian sea.
“They are captured by the Ocean Colour Monitor (OCM) and Sea Surface Temperature Monitor (SSTM) sensors (on board EOS-06)”, it said.
The images were released by ISRO Chairman S Somanath in virtual mode, in presence of Director of UR Rao Satellite Centre, M Sankaran, and NRSC Director Prakash Chauhan, it stated.
The Indian space agency had on November 26 said that the satellite will ensure data continuity of ocean colour and wind vector data to sustain the operational applications. It would also improve the applications, some additional datasets such as Sea Surface Temperature and more bands in Optical region for fluorescence and in Infrared region for atmospheric corrections are accommodated.
Quelle: The Hitavada
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