Satellite Oceansat-2 of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Oceansat-2
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) 722
Apogee (km) 724
Eccentricity 0.000140984068800226
Inclination (degrees) 98.3
Period (minutes) 99.2
Launch Mass (kg.) 960
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts) 1360
Date of Launch 23-09-2009
Expected Lifetime 5 yrs.
Contractor Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Country of Contractor India
Launch Site Sriharikota Launch Station
Launch Vehicle PSLV
COSPAR Number 2009-051A
NORAD Number 35931
Comments Ocean monitoring; will take data in the visible and near-infrared for observing water pollution, fish populations, sediment distribution and algae. Swath of 1,420 km width with a resolution of 360 m.


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