Earth Station on Brazilian Land to get Data from IRS

Earth Station on Brazilian Land to get Data from IRS

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In recent news, Prime Minister’s Office has informed that India and Brazil on Wednesday signed an agreement in Brasilia on cooperation in augmentation of a Brazilian earth station for receiving and processing data from Indian Remote Sensing satellites (IRS).

The agreement provides for the reception of data from AWiFS and LISS-III payloads of IRS satellites, including but not limited to the Resourcesat-2 at Cuiaba earth station in Brazil on a government-to-government cooperation basis.

The two nations further agreed for cooperation in augmentation of a Brazilian earth station for receiving and processing data from Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) satellites.

The agreement designates the National Institute for Space Research (INPE), the Brazilian executive agency for earth observation data reception, processing, archiving, and distribution, to take responsibility and to work together with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and its executive agency , the National Remote Sensing Centre, in order to accomplish the actions in the agreement.


Source: Times of India

Categories: Remote Sensing

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