BackForward Satellite: CartoSat-2 

Satellite details
Acronym CartoSat-2
Full name CartoSat-2
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the CartoSat programme.
  • 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 635 km
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Space agency ISRO
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 10 Jan 2007 EOL 13 Aug 2019
Last update: 2020-01-03
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on CartoSat-2

Acronym Full name
PAN Panchromatic Camera
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