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Designation 23323 / 94068A
Launch date 15 Oct 1994
Country of origin India
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 818/820 km
Inclination 98.7°
Period 102.3 min
Launch vehicle PSLV #2

The spacecraft is in a Sun-synchronous orbit and carries a linear imaging self-scanner camera. The images will be marketed through a private company in the U.S.A. An X-ray telescope is also onboard for astronomical observations.

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Technical data


Prime contractor ISRO
Platform IRS P
Mass at launch 870 kg
Mass in orbit  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power  
Design lifetime  

LISS 2 A & B (2 identical push-broom scanners with CCD detector arrays

Wavebands 0.45-0.52 µm (visible): sedimetation and coastal studies
0.52-0.59 µm (visible): vegetation. rock and soil discremination
0.62-0.68 µm (visible): chlorophyll absorption in vegetation. rock/soil
0.77-0.86 µm (IR): moisture in vegetation. land/water discremination
Resolution 32 x 37 m
Swath width 67 km

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