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  ICRS Message on 5th Anniversary of RISAT-1, Celebration on April 26,2017.

International Centre for Radio Science-Jodhpur, Message on Celebration of 5th Anniversary of RISAT-1 on April 26,2017.
  SSME CELBERATES TECHNOLOGY DAY ON MAY 19, 2017

SPACE SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS CELEBERATES TECHNOLOGY DAY ON MAY 19, 2017 AND ORGANIZES TECHNICAL LECTURE OF SHRI A C MATHUR, EX. GD, ASMG
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  National Technology Day Celebration at VSSE

National Technology Day was celebrated at Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition, SAC on 17th May.The event was inaugurated by Director-SAC.2182 persons visited.
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  Agreement bet. SAC-ISRO and Adani Green Energy Ltd

Agreement regarding Supply of solar insolataion data from indian Geo-Stationary Satellites on May 13,2017.
  MoU between SAC-ISRO and INDIAN NAVY

MOU for Cooperation on Satellite Based Naval Application in Oceanology and Meteorology on May 15,2017.
  Space technology for Sugar Industries in Gujarat

As a part of requirement from Dept. of Food & Public Distribution, GoI, two cooperative sugar factories of Bharuch have been selected for pilot project.
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  National Technology Day Celebration @ VSSE

National Technology Day Celebration @ Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition, 17-May-2017
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  Space Exhibition at Medi Caps University (MP)

VSSE conducted exhibition at Medi Caps University Indore (MP) on 21st & 22nd April. About 7000 students & general public visited the exhibition.
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  Remote Sensing & Geo - Informatics Basics Training

“Remote Sensing & Geo-Informatics – Basics” Traininjg was conducted from 25 – 28 April, 2017 under Training and Research in Earth Eco-system (TREES) Pregramme.
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  HAL signed MoU for Acadamic and Research purpose

HAL signed MoU with SAC-ISRO on 09 May 2017 for the Acadamic and Research based Interactions for the Development of Relevant Aerospace Technologies
  Trichodesmium Bloom detection using OCEANSAT2 OCM

Trichodesmium spp. is nitrogen fixing marine blue-green algae commonly found in tropical oceans. They form massive blooms during summer period.
  SAMUDRA start up meeting

Meeting was conducted at Vikram hall Space Applications Centre on 2nd May, 2017.
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  National Inventory of pulse crops using AWiFS data

National scale area estimation of pulse crops was carried out for Rabi season 2016-17 using multi-date AWiFS data.
  Detection of mantle lithology on Lunar Surface

Deeper Lunar Material excavated in past due to impact processes have been found exposed widespread on Moon in the form of variety of Spinels. PSD/BPSG/EPSA
  Space Exhibition conducted at JIT-Borawan (MP)

VSSE conducted exhibition at JIT Borawan Dist: Khargone (MP) on 18th -19th April. About 10000 students & general public visited the exhibition.
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  RISAT-1 5th Anniversary Celebration at SAC

Book Release "A Glimpse of India by RISAT-1" along with DVD On this occasion.
  VSSE organized exhibition at Mundwa-Rajasthan

Vikaram Sarabhai Space Exhibition conducted one day exhibition at Shree Vageeshwaree Vidhya Mandir Mundwa,Nagaur-Raj.on 9th April. Over 7000 students visited.
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  COSMOS station for Cal/Val of satellite derived SM

Successfully installed COSMOS soil moisture station which measure field scale soil moisture to calibrate & validate satellite derived soil moisture data product
  Space Exhibition conducted at Ratlam (M P)

VSSE conducted exhibition at Ratlam. 3000 students & general public visited the exhibition. A special session of BHUVAN was held for Govt. officials.
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  Android App for Solar Calculator

This android app is developed for computation of solar energy potential using Indian Geostationary satellite data.
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  CURRENT STATUS OF RESERVOIRS USING SARAL-ALTIKA

Two years (2014-15) of poor rainfall had led to decrease in water levels of many reservoirs in 2016. In the current year situation has improved significantly.
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  Technology Transfer of feed technology to ECIL

ECIL Hyderabad signed Technology Transfer agreement with SAC-ISRO for indegeneously (SAC) developed Antenna feed technology
  Forest Fire in Mt. Abu detected by INSAT-3DR

Forest fire broke in Mt. Abu on 14th April, 2017 which is well detected by fire product of INSAT-3DR.
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  Smart India Hackathon 2017 - Grand Finale

Smart India Hackathon 2017 was organised for ISRO-DOS at Gujarat University Convention Hall, Ahmedabad on 1st and 2nd April 2017. The event was a grand success.
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  Dust storms affecting air quality in India.

Dust storms occurred in Arabian peninsula and in Iran/Pakistan region during 4th to 6th April 2017 lead to a sudden increase in aerosol concentration in India.
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  Antarctic sea ice from Scatsat-1 data

Analysis of Scatsat-1 data shows that during 1st week of March 2017 the sea ice was at record minimum ( 2.11 Million hectares).
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  Ice Velocity of Gangotri Glacier

Ice Velocity of Gangotri Glacier using MRS and LISS III data. CSD/GHCAG/EPSA
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  Surface dynamics of Polar record glacier

Surface dynamics based on ice velocity of floating parts around Polar Glacier Ice tongue, East Antarctica was observed using RISAT-1 MRS and high resolution Resourcesat LISS-4 data
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  2m CR for L&S band SAR calibration installed

Newly designed, developed and fabricated 2m Corner Reflector for L & S Band SAR calibration has been installed at New Bopal Campus on 4th April 2017.
  36th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica

SAC takes pride in sending two of its women scientists, Ms. Kiral Ghodadra and Ms. Purvee Joshi, to participate in this expedition.
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  Forest Stress Map of Sunderbans Mangroves

Forest health map is useful for detecting pest or blight conditions, assessing forest decay and delineating the deforestation areas.
  Smart India Hackathon 2017

36-hour Grand Finale scheduled to be held on April 1 & 2, 2017.
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  VSSE exhibition at NIT-Manipur in Imphal

VSSE mobile exhibition was held at NIT-MANIPUR -IMPHAL, from 23rd to 25th March, 2017.About 7000 visitors from schools & colleges have visited the exhibition.
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  RESPOND@SAC meet for Jharkhand & Odisha, Mar-2017

RESPOND @ SAC organized Interest Exploration Meetings with academia of Jharkhand and Odisha states, during March, 23-25, 2017.
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  Mangrove discrimination & health assessment

Mangrove forest vegetation was classified in 7 dominant species. Mangrove health assessment was made by comparing spectra in NIR region and red-edge position.
  SAC-ISRO participation in Vibrant GUJARAT 2017

Certificate of Appreciation from Govt of Gujarat - ISRO Participated in Vibrant GUJARAT GLOBAL TRADE SHOW (10-13 JANUARY 2017)
  MoU signed between SAC/ISRO and KSNDMC, Bengaluru

A MoU has been signed between SAC/ISRO and Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre, Bengaluru for collaboration in the area of Meteorology.
  Technology Transfer Agreement signed

SAC/ISRO signed a technology transfer agreement for know-how transfer of Optical Imaging System to M/s. Optimized Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Ahmedabad.
  Retrieval of CO2 concentration from AVIRIS-NG data

A method has been developed to retrieve the Carbon Dioxide concentration from the point source using the Radiative Transfer simulations and AVIRIS-NG data.
  DETECTION OF WIDESPREAD ENDOGENIC WATER ON MOON

Unlike the popular belief , widespread detection of water on Moon surface has been made , which is believed to have orginated from Moon itself.
  Mustard Aphid Forecast in parts of Rajasthan

Mustard aphid,Lipaphis erysimi,is the most serious insect-pest of mustard crop. Mustard aphid forewarning models were developed over parts of Rajasthan.
  Barren Island Volcanic studies using RISAT-1 SAR

These images show analysis of RISAT-1 FRS SAR data over Barren Island. Landsat-8 data was use for temperature mapping
  Retrieval of Aerosol Optical Depth from AVIRIS-NG

Aerosol Optical Depth at 550 nm has been estimated using AVIRIS-NG L1 data using Dark Dense Vegetation targets and RT simulations
  Training on Chandrayaan-1 data under TREES Program

A Two-day training programme was conducted on “Chandrayaan-1 TMC and HySI data analysis”. The training programme was attended by 21 Trainees from 18 institutes.
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  Handling of MARS Orbiter Mission data under TREES

A Two-day training programme was conducted on Handling of MARS Orbiter Mission(MOM) Data. The training programme was attended by 29 Trainees from 24 institutes.
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  MoU signed by SAC-ISRO with BEL

SAC-ISRO signed MoU with BEL on 27 February, 2017
  Bathymetry Estimation from AVIRIS-NG Data

Depth has been estimated over Mangalore coast using AVIRIS-NG data in spectral band region of 480 to 610 nm. Validation was made with NHO data.
  Space Exhibition at Little Kingdom School, Nadiad

Space Exhibition at Little Kingdom School, Nadiad
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  Wheat rust disease identification using AVIRIS -NG

Wheat rust disease in Punjab identification using AVIRIIS-NG data
  INTERCOMPARISON OF CLASSIFICATION ALGORITHM IN SUG

identification of fresh v/s ratoon sugarcane crops intercomparison of algorithms
  Director,SAC felicitated at Jadavpur University

Shri Tapan Misra, Director SAC was felicitated as Distinguished Alumnus on the occasion of 60th year of Jadavpur University on 20th February 2017.
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  Ash Plume of Barren Island Volcanic eruption.

Recently India's only live volcano has once again started spewing smoke and lava. OCEANSAT-2 OCM image on Feb 20, 2017 captured smoke and ash plume from Barren.
  Winter Freezing of High altitude Tibetan Lakes

During winter many Tibetan high altitude lakes shows freezing, however few lakes do not freeze. This is due to high salinity of some lakes.
  RISAT Interferogram using in-house developed s/w

Interferogram covering parts of Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh has been generated using in-house developed s/w for RISAT data sets.
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  CEPT-wishes to ISRO

The students and faculty members of Geomatics CEPT University have celebrated India's great success and unique achievement. Attached is a poster prepared by the
  Atmospheric Correction of AVIRIS-NG Over Waters.

Atmospheric correction of AVIRIS-NG is demonstrated over turbid waters like Chilika lagoon. SWIR-NIR bands were used for aerosol correction over turbid waters.
  Quantification of Carbon Dioxide using AVIRIS-NG

AVIRIS-NG data campaign was organised to study detection of point source CO2 emission over this thermal power plant. Results of the analysis are shown.
  OCEANSAT-2 OCM detects algal bloom in Arabian Sea

Every year during winters north-western Arabian Sea experiences outbreak of Noctiluca algal blooms. This bloom as times causes fish mortality on Oman coast.
  RIP Current Forecast

Rip current probability forecast is being performed and available on MOSDAC for the Goa coast. Attempt has been made to have measuremetns using NaVIC
  Water Quality from AVIRIS-NG

Water quality parameters have been estimated through forward simulations and inversion over Chilika lagoon using AVIRIS-NG data.
  Impact of Vardha cyclone on soil wetness

Pre and Post-analysis of Soil Wetness condition shows drastic change in soil moisture condition during Vardha cyclone, as it landed on 11th Dec, 2016.
  भारतीय अंतरिक्ष कार्यक्रम की झलकियाँ

25 जनवरी 2017 को सुरेंद्रनगर जिले के खाराघोड़ा ग्राम में स्कूल के बच्चों और स्थानीय लोगों के लिए अंतरिक्ष प्रदर्शनी का आयोजन किया गया।
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  सैक को क्षेत्रीय राजभाषा पुरस्कार (प्रथम स्थान)

माननीय श्री कल्याण सिंह, राज्यपाल, राजस्थान के कर-कमलों से यह पुरस्कार सैक की ओर से श्री डी.के.दास, सह निदेशक, सैक ने 30 जनवरी 2017 को उदयपुर में ग्रहण किया।
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  Impact of Vardha cyclone on soil wetness

Pre and Post-analysis of Soil Wetness condition shows drastic change in soil moisture condition during Vardha cyclone, as it landed on 11th Dec, 2016.
  INS 1A Flag off

After successful Test & Evaluation, INS-1A payload was flagged off By Shri Tapan Misra, Director SAC on Jan 10, 2017 to ISAC for integration with Spacecraft
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  INS-1B Payload Flag-off

After succesful Test & Evaluation, INS-1B payload was flagged off By Shri Tapan Misra, Director SAC on Jan 27, 2017 to ISAC for integration with Spacecraft
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  Cloud Microphysical Parameter using AVIRIS-NG data

Estimation of cloud micro-physical parameters from AVIRIS-NG data was carried out by spectral feature matching with in-house simulated cloud spectral library.
  Prize Distribution_Republic day_2017

Prize Distribution_Republic day_2017
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  Mineralogical mapping using AVIRIS-NG data

Airborne hyperspectral data from AVIRIS-NG were analyzed for mineralogical discrimination using diagnostic absorption features of minerals in VNIR-SWIR bands.
  MoU with CEERI on 12th January 2017 at SAC/ISRO

MoU with CEERI- Pilani for Indigenous Design, Development & Qualification of KU Band (140-210 Watts) and KA Band (100-150 Watts) Travelling Wave Tube (TWT)
  Crop Biochemical Parameters using AVIRIS-NG Data

Estimation of Crop Biochemical Parameters using AVIRIS-NG Airborne Hyperspectral data
  OCEANSAT-2OCM captures Maldives Islands

OCEANSAT-2 OCM Captured this beautiful image of Maldives on Jan 5, 2017. Image shows chain shaped coral islands. Many coral reef features are underwater.
  Hyperspectral Remote Sensing with AVIRIS-NG Data

A Three-day training programme was conducted on “Hyperspectral Remote Sensing with AVIRIS-NG Data”. Training programme was attended by 50 participants.
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  Visit of Honorable Prime Minister to ISRO stall

Visit of Honorable Prime Minister to ISRO stall at Vibrant Gujarat, Gandhinagar
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  Annual Respond Review 2016

Annual Respond Review held at SAC on 15-16 Dec 2016. 49 PIs/Co-PIs/ JRFs from Academic institutes participated. 31 ongoing projects were reviewed.
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  Conferment of Doctor in Science to Sh. Tapan Misra

Conferment of Doctor in Science (Honoris Causa) to Sh. Tapan Misra,Director by Jadavpur University, Kolkata on Dec. 24, 2016.
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  VSSE-Kankaria Lakefront during Kankaria-Carnival

VSSE has organized Space Exhibition at Kankaria-lake front during Kankaria Carnival from 25th to 31st December.Location: Near Gate no.7, just opp. Naginavadi
  Polarimetric SAR data Processing Under TREES

A Two-day training programme was conducted on Polarimetric SAR data processing. The training programme was attended by 21 participants from 12 institutes.
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  Satellite Based Hydrology and Modeling under TREES

A Four-day training programme was conducted on “Satellite based Hydrology and modelling”. The training program was attended by 17 participants from 9 institute
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  Dr. Abha Chhabra received Pisharoty Memorial Award

Dr. Abha Chhabra received P.R. Pisharoty Memorial Award-2016 for significant contributions in the area of Remote Sensing applications for Environmental Studies.
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  RESOURCESAT-2A FIRSTDAY IMAGING

RESOURCESAT-2A was launched on 7th Dec,2016 and cameras were switched on 15th Dec,2016. Data aquired by LISS3, LISS4 and AWIFS systems are of excellent quality.
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  Honorary Fellowship of IETE

ISRO Chairman received Honorary Fellowship of the Institution, IETE Delhi
  ISRO Awards Function: 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015

ISRO Awards Function: 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 held on November 18, 2016. Chairman,ISRO graces the occasion
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  ISROCast Inauguration by Chairman ISRO

ISROCast service released from MOSDAC using RSS technology. Users can subscribe & receive NRT data. SCATSAT-1 high resolution products are currently available.
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  Training on CHAMAN Project given by SAC at NE-SAC.

A training programme on site suitability for horticultural expansion in North-Eastern States was organized by SAC from 18-21 Oct., 2016 at NE-SAC, Shillong.
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  High lights of World Space Week Celebration

World Space Week has witnessed large number of Space enthusiasts, more than 10,000 visitors of all age-groups and various sections of the society.
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  SAC & Forest Survey of India (FSI) signed MoU

SAC & Forest Survey of India (FSI) signed MoU for Utilisation of SAR data for vegetation characterization and retrival of above-ground biomass of Indian Forests
  Pictures of VSSE Exhibition at Lonavla, Pune

VSSE mobile exhibition was organized at Lonavla, Pune on 26-27 September. About 7000 visitors from Lonavla & surrounding have visited the exhibition.
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  Special Events during World Space Week at VSSE

Large number of Space enthusiasts of different age-groups and sections of the society are visiting VSSE. Highlights of Model making,Drawing, Quiz events at VSSE
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  Staff Member's Children may participate in WSW

All staff members are requested to send entry of their children (Std. 9th to 12th) for event of Skit/Antakshri based on Space Theme on Sunday at 2 PM.
  Monitoring Snow and Glaciers of Himalayan Region

SAC New Publication "Monitoring Snow and Glaciers of Himalayan Region"
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  Celebration of INSAT-3DR & CARTOSAT-2S Success

Celebration of INSAT-3DR & CARTOSAT-2S Success
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  Inauguration of Organic Waste Composting Machine

Inauguration of Organic Waste Composting Machine
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  Inauguration of Organic Waste Composting Machine

Inauguration of Organic Waste Composting Machine
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  SCATSAT-1 Data Products

First day images of SCATSAT-1 sigma-naught and wind products generated by SCATSAT-1 Data Products Generation software.
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  World Space Week Celebration-Inauguration at VSSE

The World Space Week - 2016 was inaugurated by Director, SAC at VSSE.About 1000 visitors from various schools, colleges & staff members & their families visited
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  Training Programme on Polarimetric SAR data

Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad is organising Training Programme on Polarimetric SAR data Processing and Analysis (with special emphasis on RISAT-1)
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  Acharya P C Ray Memorial Award: Shri Tapan Misra

7th Acharya P C Ray Memorial Award for Distinguished Achievement towards Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Science & Technology conferred upon Shri Tapan Misra.
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  SAC signed 16 MoUs for SAC developed IRNSS Rx use

SAC signed 16 MoUs with Indian Acadamic(Technical) Institutes on Sept 15, 2016 for IRNSS Data collection excercise using SAC developed IRNSS ground receiver
  Evapotranspiration from thermal Remote Sensing

High-resolution evapotranspiration has been estimated using thermal remote sensing (~100m) and surface energy balance modelling with Landsat-8 data in Odisha.
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  Rip current forecasting system (Beta version)

The forecasting system is based on a probabilistic rip current risk model. It is under development for major tourist beaches in India.
  VSSE Mobile Exhibitions at Lonavla,Mumbai& Baroda

VSSE mobile exhibition is arranged at Lonavla,KJ Somaiya Engineer College-Mumbai, M S Uni.-Baroda. The details like location, dates, etc. is given in attachment
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  VSSE celebrating the World Space Week with events

Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition is celebrating the World Space Week (4th to 10th October)with a host of events. An opportunity to win prizes!
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  AVIRIS-NG AO Proposal Evaluation Workshop

A two-day workshop was organised by SAC to evaluate proposals received under AVIRIS-NG Announcement of Opportunity (AO) during 7-8 September, 2016.
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  TREE PLANTATION AT 27 AND 35-A BUILDING ON 31 AUG

Tree Plantation Drive at 27 and 35 CSL Building performed under guidance of Director,SAC on 31 aug 2106
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  Hindi month Inaugaration & Cultural Programme_2016

Hindi month Inaugaration & Cultural Programme_2016
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  Inauguration of Payload Integration Building

Inauguration of Payload Integration Building at Bopal by Chairman, ISRO Shri. A S Kiran Kumar.
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  Low Level Monsoon Winds captured by INSAT-3D AMVs

Weekly (12 - 18 August 2016 and 19 - 25 August 2016) Composite low-level monsoon winds as captured by INSAT-3D AMVs are shown.
  Low Level Monsoon Winds captured by INSAT-3D AMVs

Weekly (29 July - 04 August 2016, 05 - 11 August 2016) composite low-level monsoon winds as captured by INSAT-3D AMVs are shown
  Digital Object Identifiers for all MOSDAC products

All the 110 products hosted on MOSDAC for all INSAT missions, MEGHATROPIQUES, SARAL and OCEANSAT-II have been assigned unique persistent identifiers
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  Low Level Monsoon Winds captured by INSAT-3D AMVs

Weekly (22 - 28 July and 29 July - 04 August 2016) composite low-level monsoon winds as captured by INSAT-3D AMVs are shown.
  Low Level Monsoon Winds captured by INSAT-3D AMVs

Weekly (15-21 July and 22-28 July 2016) composite low-level monsoon winds as captured by INSAT-3D AMVs are shown.
  VSSE- Space Exhibition at Aravalli Hills (Udaipur)

Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition was held at Udaipur. Over 10,000 visitors took advantage of the exhibition to learn about ISRO activities.
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  VSSE Organized Space Exhibition in Kota,Rajasthan.

VSSE mobile exhibition was held at Kota. Over 10,000 visitors benefited.All the visitors were thrilled to have glimpses of ISRO.
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  VSSE elevates AMRELI to frontiers of Space Science

Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition (VSSE) was held at AMRELI, during 20th 22nd July 2016. More than 100 schools and colleges of district visited the exhibition.
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  Low Level Monsoon Winds captured by INSAT-3D AMVs

Weekly (01-07 July 2016 and 01-14 July 2016) composite Low-level monsoon winds as captured by INSAT-3D AMVs are shown
  ISRO inks MoUs with central Ministries

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) represented by DECU has signed MoU with two central ministries - MSDE & MoH&FW.
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  Impact of heavy rainfall on Soil Wetness Index

Post effects of heavy rainfall during Roanu cyclone and monsoon, observed in Soil Wetness Index (SWI) maps, which show fully saturated soil conditions.
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  Mobile Exhibition at Modasa Dist. Aravelli

Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition has arranged mobile Space exhibition at Community Science Canter -Shri P T Shah Science College , Modasa; Dist Aravelli (N.G)
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  MRTD Certificate Presentation by Director, SAC

Director, SAC Presented Participation Certificates to the first batch of SMART Research Programme
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  Tharsis Tholus A Shield Volcano on Mars

This image of MCC/MOM shows one of the unique volcano of Mars called Tharsis Tholus, having a height of 9 Km. Region is dominated by tectonic faults.
  Director-SAC interacted with students of Sarkhej

On 9th July, Saturday Director-SAC visited VSSE especially to meet and interact with students of Kumar Shala-Sarkhej. Director spent about one hour with them.
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  Low Level Monsoon Winds captured by INSAT-3D AMVs

Weekly (17-23 June 2016 and 24-30 June 2016) composite Low-level monsoon winds as captured by INSAT-3D AMVs are shown
  Aakash HPC at AOSG EPSA ranked 20th in all India

Aakash High Performance Computing (HPC) System at AOSG EPSA ranked 20th in all India
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  Desertification & Land Degradation Atlas of India

Release of “Desertification and Land Degradation Atlas of India”
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  SCATSAT-1 Payload Flag off By Director,SAC

After succesful Test & Evaluation SCATSAT-1 payload was flagged off By Shri. Tapan Misra on June 17, 2016 to ISAC for further integration with Spacecraft.
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  सैक/डेकू द्वारा नराकास हिंदी काव्यपाठ प्रतियोगिता

इसरो के सैक तथा डेकू, अहमदाबाद कार्यालय में नगर राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन समिति, अहमदाबाद के तत्वावधान में 13 मई 2016 को हिंदी काव्यपाठ प्रतियोगिता आयोजित की गई।
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  Technology Transfer agreement signed with ECIL,Hyd

Technology Transfer agreement signed for providing know - how of manufacturing Ku/DBS band feed system for earth station Antenna to ECIL , Hyd.
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  Bengaluru Space Expo (BSX) 2016

5th Bengaluru Space Expo (BSX) 2016 during 1-3 September 2016 at BIEC Bengaluru, INDIA
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  LISS-4 Payload Flag Off

After Successful T & E, LISS-4 Payload of Resourcesat-2A satellite was flagged off by Director, SAC to ISAC on May 16, 2016 for integration with S/C
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  Spin-Off from VSSE Mobile Exhibition

Screening of a documentary on VSSE by ‘Kalyan Regional Community Science Centre’, Bhavnagar, to be distributed as a DVD free of cost all over Bhavnagar Dist.
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  National Technology Day celebrated as NAVIC Day

National Technology Day celebrated as NAVIC Day at VSSE, SAC on 11th May 2016 from 9.30 hrs to 17.30 hrs.
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  Tree Plantation in SAC Campuses

Five campaigns of Tree Plantation in SAC Campuses completed. PPG initiated campaign under guidance of Director, SAC. The campaigns will restart in monsoon.
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  NAVIC Celebration

SAC organized NAVIC Celebration on the successful launch of India's seventh Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1G completing the constellation with new name NAVIC.
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  Director SAC at VSSE interacting with visitors

On 30th April, Director SAC has interacted with a group of 170 people from Green City, Nirayanagar and other visitors to VSSE for about one & half hours.
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  Internal Waves seen by RISAT-1 in Bay of Bengal

Internal waves are gravity waves that oscillate within a fluid medium, rather than on its surface. Ocean internal waves are important phenomena captured in SAR
  3D Portrayal of Olympus Mons using MCC Dataset

Latest Mars Color Camera (MCC) image covers Olympus Mons, the largest shield volcano on the planet Mars.
  Mosaic of North Pole of Mars by MOM-MCC

MCC on-board MOM captured many images of north pole of Mars during Dec 2015 to Jan 2016. Photometric and topography corrected mosaic showing ice cap is prepared
  MOSDAC: A decade of service to the nation.

Met-Ocean data services were established through MOSDAC website in 2006. Today MOSDAC provides NRT data to National and International Operational Agencies.
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  New MOSDAC web site launched by Chairman ISRO

New MOSDAC web site launched by Shri A S Kiran Kumar, Chairman ISRO/Secretary DOS. Features include content management system, decision support, open data etc.
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  Chairman-ISRO visited exhibition VSSE- 17th April

Respected Chairman visited VSSE on 17th April and he spent nearly two hours of his recious time in the exhibition.He interacted with visitors to the VSSE.
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  MoU signed with Directorate of Employment

MoU signed with Directorate of Employment & Training, Govt of Gujarat for providing in-plant training in SAC to ITI (Mechanical trade) students
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  MoU signed with DIAT, Pune for IRNSS Navigation Rx

MoU signed with DIAT, Pune for IRNSS Navigation Receiver Field trails and Data collection.
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  MoU signed with CSIR-NPL, New Delhi for IRNSS Rx

MoU signed with CSIR-NPL , New Delhi for IRNSS Navigation Receiver field trails and Data collections.
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  MoU signed with SVNIT Surat for IRNSS Rx

MoU signed with SVNIT Surat for IRNSS Navigation Receiver field trails and data collection.
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  VIBRATION TESTING OF KU DGR ANTENNA FOR GSAT-18

SAC HAS SUCCESSFULLY TESTED KU-DGR ANTENNA FOR GSAT-18 FOR THE FIRST TIME USING 20 TON SHAKER AT VTF/MESA
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  MOSDAC Research & Training Initiatives

An initiative by SAC-Ahmedabad to promote research in Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography among students, academics and researchers.
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  Cartosat-2C Remote Sensing Payload Flag off

After Successful Test & Evaluation, Cartosat-2C Payload was dispatched to ISAC on March 26, 2016.
  Technology Transfer agreement with KAL, India

Technology Transfer agreement signed with M/s Komoline Aerospace Ltd, Ahmedabad for Gold Plating on Aluminum Alloy 6061 T6 & Kovar
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  Technology Transfer agreement with CUMI, India

Technology Transfer agreement signed with M/s Carborundum Universal Limited (CUMI) Hosur, Tamilnadu,India.
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  Kachchh, a new Martian analogue locality

We report a Martian analog locality hosting jarosite in Kachchh. The jarosite at Matanumadh suggests an environment similar to jarosite localities on Mars.
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  INSAT-3DR Communication Payload Flag off

After Successful Test & Evaluation, INSAT-3DR Payload was dispatched to ISITE/ISAC on March 16, 2016.
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  Coral Reefs of Gulf of Kutch detected by RISAT-1

During low tide conditions Coral Reefs of Gulf of Kutch gets exposed. On 7th October 2014 Reefs off Gujarat coast were detected by RISAT-1 SAR data.
  Best Paper Award received by Aasiya Topiwala

The paper was presented in Int Conf on Women in Science & Technology: Creating Sustainable Career. This award includes trophy,certificate,cash prize of Rs.3000
  SAC Received Award for Blood Donation Activities

Governor of Gujarat felicitated SAC with Redcross Blood Bank award for Valuable Partnership and “Outstanding Blood Donation Camp Organizer” on March 19, 2016.
  VSSE arranged mobile exhibition at Bulandshahr(UP)

VSSE arranged mobile exhibition at Deoli, Bulandshahr (U P) on March 15 & 16, 15K visitors visited. Satish Rao,Dr.Bisht, Sakhare & Kharde interacted with visitr
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  VSSE suitcase exhibition & DECU Video show at GMRT

During 28th February & 1st March VSSE arranged exhibition at GMRT-Pune during National Science Day celebration. About 40K visitors visited & seen videos of DECU
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  Best Paper Award from IEEE-MTT-IMaRC 2015

BEST PAPER AWARD (with cash prize of USD 750)in IEEE-MTT-IMaRc-2015 for paper titled “GaN based L band High Power high Efficiency Pulsed Transmitter"
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  Dr Parul Patel: Women Excellence Award in Science

Dr Parul Patel received Women Excellence Award - 2016 as scientist for her outstanding contribution in Science by Utkarsh Health Care Foundation
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  Mangroves of Bhitarkanika detected by RISAT-1 SAR

Bhitarkanika mangroves in Odisha are the third largest zone of Indian mangroves. The image over parts of Bhitarkainka in FRS-1 mode clearly shows mangroves.
  Forest as seen by RISAT-1 cFRS

RISAT-1 FRS data in hybrid polarimetry demonstrates the capability of discrimination of forest types in part of Shimoga, Karnataka based on canopy variations.
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  Dr. Abha Chhabra received Women Scientist Award

Dr. Abha Chhabra, Scientist AED/BPSG/EPSA, SAC received SURE Best Women Scientist Award-2015 for outstanding contribution in the field of Remote Sensing and GIS
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  Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition at Bulandshare

VSSE mobile exhibition was arranged at Bulandshare on 15th & 16th March which was covered by News Papers
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  MoU signed with NIRMA University , Ahmadabad

MoU signed with NIRMA University , Ahmadabad for ACADEMIC RESEARCH COLLABORATION on March 14, 2016
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  MoU signed with The Tata Power Company Limited-SED

MoU signed with The Tata Power Company Limited-SED for GSAT-6/ High Power MSS terminals miniaturisation, packaging and production based on SAC design
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  Make in India event at Mumbai - ISRO participation

"Make in India - week" exhibition and Seminar on "Make in India - Space" event at Mumbai - ISRO participation photographs and Media coverage
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  Antarctic Icebergs drift obs. by Indian satellites

Indian satellites monitored a drifting Antarctic iceberg UK235, which was first detected by RISAT-1 in October 2015
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  Pictures of VSSE exhibition at Mandsaur (M.P)

VSSE has arranged mobile exhibition at Mandsure Institute of Technology, Mandsaur(M.P) on 11th & 12th February. About 3500 students from 64 schools have visited
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  Swine Flu Vaccination Camp

Swine Flu Vaccination given to Director, SAC on the first day of camp. Swine Flu Vaccination Camp is started for all SAC/DECU Employees including Retired staff
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  Global Albedo Map of Mars using MSM data.

Global Short Wave Infra Red (SWIR) albedo map in wavelength band 1.64-1.66 µm has been derived using Mars Orbiter Mission -Methane Sensor for Mars.
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  SAC's First CFRP Reflector

0.6 m CFRP Reflector Developed at SAC, Ahmedabad
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  200kWp Solar Power Plant

Commissioning of 200kWp Solar Power Plant at SAC on 01.01.2016
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  SAC / ISRO signed MoU with ATIRA , Ahmedabad

SAC / ISRO signed MoU with ATIRA Ahmedabad for Establishment of technical co-operation for the Development of satellite payload hardware using composite / advance materials
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  SAC executed 100th Technology Transfer Agreement

Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad executed 100th Technology Transfer Agreement for the production and marketing of 15 W C Band SSPA.
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  INSAT-3DR Payload Flagged off by Director,SAC.

After Successful Test & Evaluation, INSAT-3DR Payload (Sounder & Imager) was delivered to ISITE/ISAC on November 19, 2015.
  IRNSS-1F Payload Flagged off by Director, SAC

After Successful Test & Evaluation, IRNSS-1F Payload was delivered to ISITE/ISAC on September 10, 2015 for integration with Spacecraft.
  SITE - 40 Years Celebration

As ISRO’s Satellite Instructional Television Experiment (SITE) turned 40 this year, SAC and DECU celebrated its Ruby anniversary on August 21, 2015.
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  Independence Day Celebrations - 2015

Director, SAC - Sh. Tapan Misra on Aug 15, 2015.
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  Splendid Images of MARS from MOM-MCC

Splendid Images of MARS from MOM-MCC. Click on more for further images.
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  NEMO-AM Science Workshop

SAC is organising the NEMO-AM (Nanosatellite for Earth Monitoring and Observation-Aerosol Monitoring) first Science Workshop on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.
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  IRNSS-1E Payload Flag off

After Successful Test & Evaluation, IRNSS-1E Payload was delevered to ISITE/ISAC on February 05, 2015 for integration with Spacecraft.
  GSAT-15 Payload Flag off

After Successful Test & Evaluation, GSAT-15 Payload was dispatched to ISITE/ISAC on January 12,2015 for integration with Spacecraft.
  Shri. A S Kiran Kumar, Secretary, DOS

Shri. A S Kiran Kumar, Director SAC is appointed as Secretary, Department Of Space and Chairman, Space Commission. Heartily congratulations from SAC Family.