February 2020

News on key developments at SupremeSAT, and general news on the Space and Satellite industry from across the web

NASA selects new instrument to continue key climate record – Satellite News Digest

NASA has selected a new space-based instrument to maintain the 40-year data record of the balance between the solar radiation entering Earth’s atmosphere and the amount absorbed, reflected, and emitted. The new research instrument will fly on NOAA’s operational Joint Polar Satellite System-3 (JPSS-3) satellite, which is scheduled to launch by December 2027. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2020022700

GISAT-1 launch set for 5 March – Satellite News Digest

ISRO’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F10) will launch the Geo Imaging Satellite (GISAT-1) from the Second Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. The launch is tentatively scheduled at 1213 UTC on 5 March 2020, subject to weather conditions. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2020022500