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RISAT 2A

RISAT 2A [ISRO]

RISAT 2 (Radar Imaging Satellite 2) is a satellite imaging mission of ISRO using an active SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) imager to provide continuity of service for RISAT-2.

RISAT 2A is larger than its predecessor due to the new X-band SAR payload configuration with an active array antenna. The SAR operates in a single polarisation and provides 0.25 m to 13.5 m ground resolution with; 450 km coverage.

RISAT 2A will be launched in 2020 on an indian PSLV launch vehicle.

Nation: India
Type / Application: Earth Observing, radar
Operator: ISRO
Contractors: ISRO (bus), IAI (payload)
Equipment: X-SAR
Configuration: Minisatellite-SSB (SSB-1) ?
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 1250 kg
Orbit: 460 km × 460 km, 45
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
RISAT 2A - 2020 Sr PSLV-XL ?

References:

Further RISAT missions: