What is an artificial satellite? Name any two artificial satellites launched by our country.
Artificial satellites are manmade and are launched from the Earth. They revolve around the Earth much closer than earth’s natural satellite, the moon. They have many practical applications. They are used for forecasting weather, transmitting television and radio signals. They are also used for telecommunication and remote sensing. INSAT, IRS, Kalpana-1, EDUSAT are artificial satellites.