BackForward Satellite: ResourceSat-1 (IRS-P6) 

Satellite details
Acronym ResourceSat-1 (IRS-P6)
Full name Satellite for Earth Resources - 1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the ResourceSat programme, originally named IRS-P6.
  • Main mission: land observation.
Mass at launch 1200 kg Dry mass
Power 1250 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 817 km
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Space agency ISRO
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 17 Oct 2003 EOL 07 Dec 2013
Last update: 2022-10-24
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on ResourceSat-1 (IRS-P6)

Acronym Full name
AWiFS Advanced Wide Field Sensor
LISS-4 Linear Imaging Self-Scanning Sensor - 4
LISS-3 Linear Imaging Self-Scanning Sensor - 3
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