What are NASA and ISRO intending to accomplish with the NISAR satellite?

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have joined hands to work with the NISAR satellite. Here's everything you need to know.
The NISAR mission
The NISAR mission

On March 7, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) received the NASA- ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) satellite. It was received from the U.S. space agency in Bengaluru.

NASA and ISRO have joined hands to work on the earth-observing mission. The mission will be launched in the year 2024.



Here are some facts you need to know about NISAR that you need to know!


The NASA ISRO SAR Mission is going to measure the planet's ecosystem, ice masses, and dynamic surfaces. This way, the mission is expected to provide massive information regarding groundwater, natural hazards, biomass, and sea level rise. The mission will also be supporting a myriad of other applications too.


Within 12-day regularity on ascending and descending passes, the mission will measure the land and ice-covered surfaces of Earth.  As a baseline 3 year mission, NISAR will sample Earth on average every 6 days.


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