BackForward Satellite: RISAT-1B 

Satellite details
Acronym RISAT-1B
Full name RISAT-1B
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 7th flight unit of the RISAT programme.  
  • Main mission: land observation. 
  • Provides images under all-weather conditions for applications such as agriculture, forestry, soil moisture, hydrology, and flood mapping. 
Mass at launch 1710 kg Dry mass
Power 2200 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Direct reception at appointed ground stations in X-band.
  • Off-line data are distributed by the National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC) in Hyderabad. Web site:
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 529 km
ECT 06:00 desc


Space agency ISRO
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2024 EOL ≥2029
Last update: 2023-07-24
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 RISAT-1B

Acronym Full name
SAR-C Synthetic Aperture Radar (C-band)
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Satellite frequencies for Earth Observation, data transfer and platform communications and control
Earth observation MW frequencies
Service Sensing mode Frequency (GHz) Bandwidth (MHz) Polarisation Comments
SAR-C active 5 GHz - 5.35 GHz 0 MHz - C-band SAR