The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is scheduled to launch the geo-imaging satellite for earth observation EOS-03 in the third quarter of 2021.
- EOS-03 It is an earth observation satellite.
- Last year, ISRO launched EOS-01 which is nothing but another Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT) that will work together with RISAT-2B and RISAT-2BR1.
- It would enable near real-time monitoring of natural disasters like floods and cyclones.
- It is capable of imaging the whole country four-five times daily.
- It would also enable monitoring of water bodies, crops, vegetation condition, forest cover changes.
- Radar imaging is unaffected by weather, cloud or fog, or the lack of sunlight. It can produce high-quality images in all conditions and at all times.