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Satellite details
Acronym CartoSat-1 (IRS-P5)
Full name CartoSat-1
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the CartoSat programme, originally named IRS-P5.
  • Main mission: land observation.
Mass at launch 680 kg Dry mass 616 kg
Power 900 W
Data access link
Data access information
  • Direct reception at appointed ground stations in X-band.
  • Off-line data distribution by ISRO
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 618 km
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Space agency ISRO
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 05 May 2005 EOL 05 May 2019
Last update: 2020-01-03
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on CartoSat-1 (IRS-P5)

Acronym Full name
PAN Panchromatic Camera
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