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Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1)

New Delhi, 13 March 2012: Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1), a completely Indian made spy/surveillance satellite will be launched in April, reports Hindustan times qouting ISRO.

 Risat-1 is the first such satellite being built by India and at 1,850 kg is the heaviest microwave satellite to be built by India.

The satellite would be used for disaster prediction and agriculture forestry, and the high resolution pictures and microwave imaging could also be used for defence purposes.

It will also have all weather, day and night imaging capability.

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