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Class: Earth. Type: Landsat. Nation: India.

Indian Remote Sensing Satellite. Operational remote sensing of the Earth for natural resources management applications.


Specification

Total Mass: 1,250 kg.


IRS Chronology


17 March 1988 IRS-1A Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 975 kg. Perigee: 894 km. Apogee: 912 km. Inclination: 98.8 deg.

Indian remote sensing; 1st Soviet commercial launch. Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS-1A). Operational remote sensing of the Earth for natural resources management applications. Also registered by the USSR as object no. 2387 in ST/SG/SER.E/182 and orbital parameters 102.7 min, 863 x 917 km x 99.01 deg.


29 August 1991 IRS-1B Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 980 kg. Perigee: 890 km. Apogee: 917 km. Inclination: 99.1 deg.

Remote sensing; launched commercially by USSR. Operational remote sensing satellite for natural resources management.


20 September 1993 IRS-1E Launch Site: Sriharikota . Launch Vehicle: PSLV. FAILURE: Failure.
28 December 1995 IRS-1C Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. Mass: 1,250 kg. Perigee: 805 km. Apogee: 817 km. Inclination: 98.6 deg.

Indian Remote Sensing Satellite.


21 March 1996 IRS-P3 Launch Site: Sriharikota . Launch Vehicle: PSLV. Mass: 930 kg. Perigee: 818 km. Apogee: 821 km. Inclination: 98.8 deg.

LEO


29 September 1997 IRS-1D Launch Site: Sriharikota . Launch Vehicle: PSLV. Perigee: 737 km. Apogee: 827 km. Inclination: 98.6 deg.

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