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IRS P6 (Resourcesat 1)

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.

Nation: India
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator: ISRO
Contractors: ISRO
Configuration: IRS-1 Bus
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 5 years
Mass: 1360 kg
Orbit: 802 km × 875 km, 98.74
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
IRS P6 (Resourcesat 1) 2003-046A 17.10.2003 Sr FLP PSLV-G (3)


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