IRS P3 [ISRO]
IRS-P3 (Indian Remote Sensing Satellite) was an Indian experimental earth observation satellite.
The satellite was based on the IRS P2 design.
The satellite carried three instruments:
IRS-P3 was launched on the third flight of the PSLV-G (1) launch vehicle in March 1996. The IRS-P3 spacecraft continued in operations until fall of 2004.
|Type / Application:||Earth observation|
|Equipment:||WiFS, MOS, IXAE|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Lifetime:||3 years (design); 6 years (reached)|
|Orbit:||818 km × 821 km, 98.8°|
|IRS P3||1996-017A||21.03.1996||Sr FLP||PSLV-G (1)|