NASA-ISRO Radar soon

unnamed (2)ISRO and NASA are jointly working on the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) mission to jointly develop and launch a dual frequency synthetic aperture radar satellite. NISAR mission is a dual frequency (L & S Band) Radar Imaging Satellite. NASA will design and develop L-band SAR, 12m unfurlable antenna, GPS system and data recorder. ISRO will design and develop S-band SAR, Spacecraft Bus, data transmission system, Spacecraft integration and testing, launch using GSLV and on-orbit operations. Cost of ISRO’s share is estimated to be Rs 788 crore and that of JPL is likely to be around USD 808 millions. Union Minister of State, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh informed in Rajya Sabha.

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