Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering of SISTec Ratibad, Bhopal has organized industrial visit at Master Control Facility, ISRO Bhopal for EC-VII Semester Students on 31st October 2017.
Students got the knowledge of the Master Control Facility (MCF), monitors and controls all the Geostationary / Geosynchronous satellites of ISRO, namely, INSAT, GSAT, Kalpana and IRNSS series of satellites. MCF is responsible for Orbit Raising of satellites, In-orbit payload testing, and On-orbit operations all through the life of these satellites. MCF activities include round-the-clock Tracking, Telemetry & Commanding (TT&C) operations, and special operations like Eclipse management, Station-keeping maneuvers and recovery actions in case of contingencies. MCF interacts with User Agencies for effective utilization of the satellite payloads and to minimize the service disturbances during special operations.