BackForward Satellite: IRS-P3 

Satellite details
Acronym IRS-P3
Full name Indian Remote Sensing satellite - P3
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 7th (last) flight unit of the IRS programme.
  • Main mission: land observation.
  • Significant contribution to solar observation.
Mass at launch 922 kg Dry mass 838 kg
Power 873 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from ISRO.
  • Possible real-time access at appointed stations.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 817 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency ISRO
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 21 Mar 1996 EOL 15 Oct 2004
Last update: 2015-07-28
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 IRS-P3

Acronym Full name
MOS Multispectral Opto-electronic Scanner
IXAE Indian X-ray Astronomy Experiment
WiFS Wide-Field Sensor
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