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Satellite details
Acronym CartoSat-2B
Full name CartoSat-2B
Satellite Description
  • 4th flight unit of the CartoSat programme. 2nd of the CartoSat-2 series, so re-named starting from 5 May 2005.
  • Main mission: land observation.
Mass at launch 694 kg Dry mass 630 kg
Power 930 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 640 km
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Space agency ISRO
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 12 Jul 2010 EOL ≥2022
Last update: 2021-12-27
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-2B

Acronym Full name
PAN Panchromatic Camera
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