Indo-French satellite to boost climate insight

SciDev.Net: A newly launched Indo-French satellite will help scrutinise weather over the tropics in detail and permit better understanding of the monsoon, cyclones and floods. The one-tonne 'Megha-Tropiques' (Megha means cloud in Sanskrit) was launched along with three other smaller satellites on an Indian rocket 'Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle' this week (12 October) from the Indian space port of Sriharikota, an island in the Bay of Bengal, 90 kilometres off Chennai. The new satellites would help study......

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