- The Istrac had developed a 4.6-metre SBT antenna terminal that meets the launch vehicle TTC requirements.
- The SBT antenna helps in tracking requirements of launch vehicles and post-launch activity.
- The antenna system was integrated on Sagar Manjusha Ship hired by the National Institute of Ocean Technology.
BENGALURU: In order to cater to specific tracking requirements of launch vehicles and post-launch activity, Isro Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (Istrac), Bengaluru, has designed and developed a 4.6-metre Ship Borne Transportable (SBT) Antenna Terminal that meets the launch vehicle telemetry, tracking and command (TTC) requirements.
Istrac is entrusted with the responsibility of providing tracking support for all satellite and launch vehicle missions of Isro, besides being mandated to provide space operations support for Deep Space Missions.