PSLV-C54, EOS-6 (aka Oceansat-3) - Oceansat-3 on PSLV fourth stage.
NamesEOS-06 / Oceansat-3
Mission typeEarth observation
COSPAR ID2022-158A
SATCAT no.54361
Spacecraft properties
ManufacturerIndian Space Research Organisation
Launch mass1,117 kg (2,463 lb)
Power813 watts
Start of mission
Launch date26 Nov 2022, 06:26 UTC
RocketPolar Satellite Launch Vehicle, (PSLV-C54)
Launch siteSatish Dhawan Space Centre, First Launch Pad (FLP)
ContractorIndian Space Research Organisation
Entered service26 November 2022
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric orbit
RegimeSun-synchronous orbit
Perigee altitude741.6 km (460.8 mi)
Apogee altitude743.7 km (462.1 mi)
Period99.5 minutes
Oceansat Scatterometer (OSCAT-3), The Ocean Colour Monitor (OCM-3), a Sea Surface Temperature Monitor (SSTM) and the ARGOS-4 data collection system
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Oceansat-3 (also known as EOS-06) is an Earth observation satellite, which is the third satellite in the Oceansat series launched by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It was launched on 26 Nov 2022, 06:26 UTC using a PSLV rocket from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, First Launch Pad (FLP). The satellite aims to improve the existing remote sensing capabilities related to the field of oceanography.[1]


Main article: PSLV-C54

Oceansat-3 was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 06:26 UTC on November 26, 2022.[2] It was launched aboard a PSLV rocket of XL configuration, aboard the PSLV-C54 mission along with eight secondary payloads: INS-2B, the Anand satellite, two Thybolt satellites, and four Astrocast satellites.[3]


  1. ^ "Oceansat 3, 3A". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 2019-12-09.
  2. ^ Chethan Kumar (Apr 6, 2022). "gaganyaan: 2 Gaganyaan abort tests in August, December; relay satellites next year | India News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2022-04-08.
  3. ^ "Oceansat-3 - eoPortal". www.eoportal.org. 5 December 2022. Retrieved 9 November 2023.