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Home : Missions : Earth Observation : CARTOSAT-2 SERIES 3 Last updated on: 23-June-2017

SALIENT FEATURES OF CARTOSAT-2 SERIES 3


Application

Remote Sensing

Lift off Mass

708.5 kgs

Spacecraft Power

Batteries:  36AH X 2  Lithium-Ion

Power :986W EOL

Stablization

3 - axis stabilized mission

TTC

S Band

Onboard data storage

2 x 300Giga bits SSR

Payload

Panchromatic  camera with 0.65m  resolution

4 Bands Multispectral camera with 2.0 m  with a swath of 10 km.

Launch Date

23rd June,2017

Launch Vehicle

PSLV- C38

Launch Site

SDSC-SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India

Co-passenger

  • Microsat-(CeSAT-1), QUAD Packs 5 nos.- (LEMUR-2QPs) , ISL -19 (3QPS)
  • NIUSat, MVV(2nos.) , Dsar-1, Tyvak-53B, CICERO-6 (6U-2)
Additional Payloads   
  • Demo Payload-20Kg 
  • AMP- Ug Accelration Measurement Package (IISU) 
  • IDEA (SPL)

Orbit

505 Kms Polar Sun Synchronous orbit with an inclination of  97.44 deg

Mission life

5 Years

Achievements

  • Onboard Autonomy
  • Macro Based Payload Sequencer , AOS commanding
  • New features like DWT compression, VIT mode, NUC for both PAN and  MX
  • Slice redundancy compression system