Consider the following statements:

  1. Cartosat-2 is a micro satellite which aims to facilitate weather forecasting & cyclone prediction
  2. ScatSat-1 is an earth observation satellite in a sun-synchronous orbit

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

First statement is incorrect because Cartosat-2 is an earth observation satellite in a sun-synchronous orbit. Second statement is incorrect because ScatSat-1 is a micro satellite which aims to facilitate weather forecasting & cyclone prediction.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module