ISRO to launch INSAT-3DS satellite

The satellite will improve meteorological observations.

ISRO GSLV-F14/INSAT-3DS mission / (Image - ISRO/website)

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch the meteorological satellite INSAT-3DS on February 17, 2024, to improve meteorological observations and aid in more accurate weather forecasting and disaster warning.

Taking to X, ISRO announced that the satellite will be launched aboard the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle F14 (GSLV F14). 

"The launch of the GSLV-F14/INSAT-3DS mission is set for Saturday, February 17, at 5:30pm from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR at Sriharikota," stated ISRO.