EDUSAT is the first satellite used for education purposes
is commonly known as the
is a communication satellite that is used for the purpose of Education in the
development of institutions by providing the best knowledge and research work to the teaching faculty of the Nation
. It was launched on 20 September 2004 by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
. The EDUSAT is the first satellite that was built specifically for the Educational sector to make the learning of education possible in the distance mode. This satellite helped the Indian students and teaching faculty especially in the time of the pandemic, due to coronavirus.
The EDUSAT contains various spot beams. Data of their beam is as is follows.
1 – SPOT BEAM – it contains s 5 ku band transponder
2 – NATIONAL BEAM – it contains 1 ku band transponder
3 – NATIONAL COVCOVERAGEAM – it contains 6 ku band transponder
This satellite `EDUSAT’
was rejected or decommissioned from its service in September 2010 and then resent to a Graveyard orbit for the new beginning of the ride. It was developed by ISRO at its satellite center, Bangalore, and the payloads of the satellite were developed by the space application center, Ahmedabad, Master Centre Facility (ISRO).
HASSAN is the responsible body of all the launch operations of the satellite
. The first inauguration of this Era of digital and innovative education was done by Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam
, the former President of India on 28 July 2005, in Thiruvanathapuram,
he revolutionized the classrooms into new teaching and also launched the
, in Kerala for the new method of learning.