Satellite CartoSat 1 (IRS P5) of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names CartoSat 1 (IRS P5)
Country of Operator/Owner India
Operator/Owner Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Users Government
Purpose Remote Sensing
Class of Orbit LEO
Type of Orbit Sun-Synchronous
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 618
Apogee (km) 619
Eccentricity 7.15461114688417E-05
Inclination (degrees) 97.9
Period (minutes) 97.1
Launch Mass (kg.) 1560
Dry Mass (kg.) 1450
Power (watts) 1100
Date of Launch 05-05-2005
Expected Lifetime 6 yrs.
Contractor Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Country of Contractor India
Launch Site Satish Dhawan Space Centre
Launch Vehicle PSLV C6
COSPAR Number 2005-017A
NORAD Number 28649
Comments Remote sensing and mapping, land use, forest cover, river flow assessments.


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