IRS P6 (Resourcesat 1) [ISRO]
IRS P6 (Indian Remote Sensing Satellite) a.k.a. Resourcesat 1 is an indian earth observation satellite launched into polar orbit in 2003.
The LISS-IV camera can be operated either in pancromatic or multi spectral mode with a resolution of 5.8 m. LISS-III has a resolution of 23.5 m. AWifS has a resolution of 60 m. It is a follow-on satellite for Earth observation that will provide continuity to IRS-1C and 1D and enhances the service capabilities in the areas of agriculture, disaster management, land and water resources with better resolution imagery.
|Type / Application:||Earth observation|
|Equipment:||LISS-III, LISS-IV, AWiFS|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Orbit:||802 km × 875 km, 98.74°|
|IRS P6 (Resourcesat 1)||2003-046A||17.10.2003||Sr FLP||PSLV-G (3)|
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