Satellite Resourcesat 2 of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Resourcesat 2
Country of Operator/Owner India
Operator/Owner Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Users Government
Purpose Earth Observation
Class of Orbit LEO
Type of Orbit Sun-Synchronous
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 817
Apogee (km) 823
Eccentricity 0.000417246175243394
Inclination (degrees) 98.7
Period (minutes) 101.3
Launch Mass (kg.) 1206
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 20-04-2011
Expected Lifetime 5 yrs.
Contractor Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Country of Contractor India
Launch Site Sriharikota Launch Station
Launch Vehicle PSLV C16
COSPAR Number 2011-015A
NORAD Number 37387
Comments Follow-on to Resourcesat 1; will provide data with enhanced multispectral and spatial coverage as well.


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