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Space Applications Centre (SAC) is one of the major centres of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). SAC focuses on the design of space-borne instruments for ISRO missions and development and operationalisation of applications of space technology for societal benefits. The applications cover communication, broadcasting, navigation, disaster monitoring, meteorology, oceanography, environment monitoring and natural resources survey.
AVIRIS-NG Science Meet held at SAC (ISRO) Ahmedabad during 12-14 July 2017.
SCATSAT-1, Jason-3 altimeter and Sentinel-1A SAR data were used for detection of surface flood over India.
Current status of flood in Brahmaputra and Ganga Rivers from Satellite inputs and modeling
Rift propagation and ice calving of Larsen C Ice Shelf. Calving of ice took place between July 10th and 12th. AMHTDG Team was closely monitoring the event.
Celebration of success of CARTOSAT-2S, GSAT-17 and GSAT-19 at New Auditorium, SAC
Space Applications Centre,ISRO ,Ahmedabad participated in Ministry of Textile Expo organised at Gandhinagar, GUJARAT
Two-days workshop on Emerging Applications of Space Technology in Agriculture and Allied Sectors was organized by SAC (ISRO) Ahmedabad during 28-29 June 2017.
SAC Team at SHAR,PSLV-C38 CartoSat-2S Launch on June 23,2017.
Mobile Exhibition was held at Sonopant Dandekar College in Palghar on 20-21June, 2017. The exhibition was attended by over 20,000 Visitors.
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition’s Mobile Exhibition at Kopargaon near Shirdi. The exhibition was attended by over 12,000 visitors.
Celebration of International Yoga Day at SAC on June 21,2017.
Director SAC,Interaction Session With New Joinees Scientist/Engineer
GSLV Mk III-D1/GSAT-19 launched on June 05, 2017 : SAC Team led by Shri. Tapan Misra, Director,SAC
Yoga Workshop Inauguration on 19 June 2017
A Four-day training programme was conducted on “Remote Sensing & Geo-Informatics – Basics” with Special Emphasis on Marine Applications. 13-16 June, 2017
Intromet-2017 : The International Tropical Meteorology Symposium - 2017 is to be jointly organized by IMSA and SAC from November 7-10, 2017 at SAC, Ahmedabad.
Live broadcast of 29th CME Program on "Common Skin Conditions" By Dr. Nayan Patel, MD (Dermatology)from DECU studio on ISRO TM Network
A forest fire broke in the Trikuta Hills (Reasi District, Jammu & Kashmir), Near Vaishno Devi, Katra which is captured by fire product from INSAT-3D & 3DR.
25 मई 2017 को केंद्र के प्रशासनिक क्षेत्र के अधिकारियों के लिए राजभाषा कार्यशाला आयोजित की गई। श्री पीयूष वर्मा, नियंत्रक, सैक ने उद्घाटन सत्र की अध्यक्षता की
SPACE SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS CELEBERATES TECHNOLOGY DAY ON MAY 19, 2017 AND ORGANIZES TECHNICAL LECTURE OF SHRI A C MATHUR, EX. GD, ASMG
National Technology Day was celebrated at Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition, SAC on 17th May.The event was inaugurated by Director-SAC.2182 persons visited.
As a part of requirement from Dept. of Food & Public Distribution, GoI, two cooperative sugar factories of Bharuch have been selected for pilot project.
National Technology Day Celebration @ Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition, 17-May-2017
VSSE conducted exhibition at Medi Caps University Indore (MP) on 21st & 22nd April. About 7000 students & general public visited the exhibition.
“Remote Sensing & Geo-Informatics – Basics” Traininjg was conducted from 25 – 28 April, 2017 under Training and Research in Earth Eco-system (TREES) Pregramme.
Meeting was conducted at Vikram hall Space Applications Centre on 2nd May, 2017.
VSSE conducted exhibition at JIT Borawan Dist: Khargone (MP) on 18th -19th April. About 10000 students & general public visited the exhibition.
Vikaram Sarabhai Space Exhibition conducted one day exhibition at Shree Vageeshwaree Vidhya Mandir Mundwa,Nagaur-Raj.on 9th April. Over 7000 students visited.
VSSE conducted exhibition at Ratlam. 3000 students & general public visited the exhibition. A special session of BHUVAN was held for Govt. officials.
This android app is developed for computation of solar energy potential using Indian Geostationary satellite data.
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.
Forest fire broke in Mt. Abu on 14th April, 2017 which is well detected by fire product of INSAT-3DR.
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.
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.
Analysis of Scatsat-1 data shows that during 1st week of March 2017 the sea ice was at record minimum ( 2.11 Million hectares).
Ice Velocity of Gangotri Glacier using MRS and LISS III data. CSD/GHCAG/EPSA
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
SAC takes pride in sending two of its women scientists, Ms. Kiral Ghodadra and Ms. Purvee Joshi, to participate in this expedition.
36-hour Grand Finale scheduled to be held on April 1 & 2, 2017.
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.
RESPOND @ SAC organized Interest Exploration Meetings with academia of Jharkhand and Odisha states, during March, 23-25, 2017.
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.
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.
Space Exhibition at Little Kingdom School, Nadiad
Shri Tapan Misra, Director SAC was felicitated as Distinguished Alumnus on the occasion of 60th year of Jadavpur University on 20th February 2017.
Interferogram covering parts of Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh has been generated using in-house developed s/w for RISAT data sets.
25 जनवरी 2017 को सुरेंद्रनगर जिले के खाराघोड़ा ग्राम में स्कूल के बच्चों और स्थानीय लोगों के लिए अंतरिक्ष प्रदर्शनी का आयोजन किया गया।
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।
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
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
Prize Distribution_Republic day_2017
A Three-day training programme was conducted on “Hyperspectral Remote Sensing with AVIRIS-NG Data”. Training programme was attended by 50 participants.
Visit of Honorable Prime Minister to ISRO stall at Vibrant Gujarat, Gandhinagar
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.
Conferment of Doctor in Science (Honoris Causa) to Sh. Tapan Misra,Director by Jadavpur University, Kolkata on Dec. 24, 2016.
A Two-day training programme was conducted on Polarimetric SAR data processing. The training programme was attended by 21 participants from 12 institutes.
A Four-day training programme was conducted on “Satellite based Hydrology and modelling”. The training program was attended by 17 participants from 9 institute
Dr. Abha Chhabra received P.R. Pisharoty Memorial Award-2016 for significant contributions in the area of Remote Sensing applications for Environmental Studies.
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.
ISRO Awards Function: 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 held on November 18, 2016. Chairman,ISRO graces the occasion
ISROCast service released from MOSDAC using RSS technology. Users can subscribe & receive NRT data. SCATSAT-1 high resolution products are currently available.
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.
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.
VSSE mobile exhibition was organized at Lonavla, Pune on 26-27 September. About 7000 visitors from Lonavla & surrounding have visited the exhibition.
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
SAC New Publication "Monitoring Snow and Glaciers of Himalayan Region"
Celebration of INSAT-3DR & CARTOSAT-2S Success
Inauguration of Organic Waste Composting Machine
Inauguration of Organic Waste Composting Machine
First day images of SCATSAT-1 sigma-naught and wind products generated by SCATSAT-1 Data Products Generation software.
The World Space Week - 2016 was inaugurated by Director, SAC at VSSE.About 1000 visitors from various schools, colleges & staff members & their families visited
Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad is organising Training Programme on Polarimetric SAR data Processing and Analysis (with special emphasis on RISAT-1)
7th Acharya P C Ray Memorial Award for Distinguished Achievement towards Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Science & Technology conferred upon Shri Tapan Misra.
High-resolution evapotranspiration has been estimated using thermal remote sensing (~100m) and surface energy balance modelling with Landsat-8 data in Odisha.
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
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition is celebrating the World Space Week (4th to 10th October)with a host of events. An opportunity to win prizes!
A two-day workshop was organised by SAC to evaluate proposals received under AVIRIS-NG Announcement of Opportunity (AO) during 7-8 September, 2016.
Tree Plantation Drive at 27 and 35 CSL Building performed under guidance of Director,SAC on 31 aug 2106
Hindi month Inaugaration & Cultural Programme_2016
Inauguration of Payload Integration Building at Bopal by Chairman, ISRO Shri. A S Kiran Kumar.
All the 110 products hosted on MOSDAC for all INSAT missions, MEGHATROPIQUES, SARAL and OCEANSAT-II have been assigned unique persistent identifiers
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition was held at Udaipur. Over 10,000 visitors took advantage of the exhibition to learn about ISRO activities.
VSSE mobile exhibition was held at Kota. Over 10,000 visitors benefited.All the visitors were thrilled to have glimpses of ISRO.
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.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) represented by DECU has signed MoU with two central ministries - MSDE & MoH&FW.
Post effects of heavy rainfall during Roanu cyclone and monsoon, observed in Soil Wetness Index (SWI) maps, which show fully saturated soil conditions.
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition has arranged mobile Space exhibition at Community Science Canter -Shri P T Shah Science College , Modasa; Dist Aravelli (N.G)