IRS P2 [ISRO]
IRS-P2 (Indian Remote Sensing Satellite) was an Indian experimental earth observation satellite.
The satellite was based on the IRS 1 design, which had already flown on Soviet launch vehicles.
It carried a imaging payload consisting of the LISS-2M instrument, which was in fact two identical solid state Push Broom Cameras, called LISS-2A and LISS-2B using a single optical feed with four lenses in one optical head, operating in four spectral bands in the visible and near-IR range using CCD arrays. The ground resolution was 32.74 m.
IRS-P2 was launched on the second flight of the PSLV-G (1) launch vehicle in October 1994. The IRS-P2 spacecraft continued in operations until September 1997.
|Type / Application:||Earth observation|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Lifetime:||1 year (design); 3 years (achieved)|
|Orbit:||818 km × 820 km, 98.7°|
|IRS P2||1994-068A||15.10.1994||Sr FLP||PSLV-G (1)|