BackForward Satellite: RISAT-2B 

Satellite details
Acronym RISAT-2B
Full name Radar Imaging Satellite - 2B
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 3rd flight unit of the RISAT programme.
  • Main mission: reconnaissance and disaster management.
Mass at launch 615 kg Dry mass
Power 2000 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 Drifting orbit Altitude 555 km
Inclination 37 °


Space agency ISRO
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 22 May 2019 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2022-02-16
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-2B

Acronym Full name
SAR-X Synthetic Aperture Radar (X-band)
Show instrument status and calibration
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-X active 10 GHz - 9.59 GHz 0 MHz - X-band SAR