THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – AGENCY SUMMARY - ISRO
Agency Name Full Indian Space Research Organization CEOS Member yes
Agency Country India Agency Website http://www.isro.org
Agency Mission Timeline click here
Agency Series
SeriesMissions
CARTOSATCARTOSAT-1, CARTOSAT-2, CARTOSAT-2A, CARTOSAT-2B, CARTOSAT-2E, CARTOSAT-3
INSATINSAT-1B, INSAT-1C, INSAT-1D, INSAT-2A, INSAT-2B, INSAT-2C, INSAT-2D, INSAT-2E, INSAT-3A, INSAT-3D, INSAT-3DR
IRSIRS-1A, IRS-1B, IRS-P2, IRS-1C, IRS-P3, IRS-1D, IRS-P4, TES, IMS-1
METSATKALPANA-1, MEGHA-TROPIQUES, SARAL
OCEANSATOCEANSAT-1, OCEANSAT-2, OCEANSAT-3, OCEANSAT-3A
RESOURCESATRESOURCESAT-1, RESOURCESAT-2, RESOURCESAT-2A, RESOURCESAT-3, RESOURCESAT-3A, RESOURCESAT-3S, RESOURCESAT-3SA
RISATRISAT-1, RISAT-1A, RISAT-2
Current Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
KALPANA-1 12 Sep 2002 Dec 2016 DRT-S&R, VHRR
INSAT-3A 10 Apr 2003 Nov 2017 CCD camera, DRT-S&R, VHRR
CARTOSAT-1 05 May 2005 Jun 2017 PAN (Cartosat-1)
CARTOSAT-2 10 Jan 2007 Dec 2016 PAN (Cartosat-2)
CARTOSAT-2A 28 Apr 2008 Apr 2017 PAN (Cartosat-2A/2B)
RISAT-2 20 Apr 2009 Apr 2017 SAR-X
OCEANSAT-2 24 Sep 2009 Sep 2017 OCM (Oceansat-2), ROSA, Scatterometer (Oceansat-2)
CARTOSAT-2B 12 Jul 2010 Jul 2017 PAN (Cartosat-2A/2B)
RESOURCESAT-2 20 Apr 2011 Apr 2017 AWiFS, LISS-III (Resourcesat), LISS-IV
MEGHA-TROPIQUES 12 Oct 2011 Dec 2020 MADRAS, ROSA, SAPHIR, ScaRaB
SARAL 25 Feb 2012 Dec 2018 AltiKa, ARGOS-3
RISAT-1 26 Apr 2012 Apr 2017 SAR (RISAT)
INSAT-3D 26 Jul 2013 Jul 2020 Imager (INSAT), Sounder (INSAT)
INSAT-3DR 08 Sep 2016 Sep 2023 Imager (INSAT), Sounder (INSAT)
SCATSAT-1 26 Sep 2016 Aug 2021 Scatterometer (Scatsat-1)
Approved Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
RESOURCESAT-2A Nov 2016 Nov 2021 AWiFS, LISS-III (Resourcesat), LISS-IV
CARTOSAT-2E Jul 2017 Jul 2022 HRMX, PAN (Cartosat-2E)
GISAT Dec 2017 Dec 2026 HRMX-TIR, HRMX-VNIR, HYSI-SWIR, HYSI-VNIR
OCEANSAT-3 Aug 2018 Aug 2023 ARGOS-4, OCM (Oceansat-3), Scatterometer (Oceansat-3), SSTM-1 (Oceansat-3)
RISAT-1A Sep 2018 Sep 2023 SAR (RISAT)
RESOURCESAT-3S Apr 2019 Apr 2024 APAN, LISS-V
RESOURCESAT-3 Jul 2019 Jul 2024 ALISS III, ATCOR
RESOURCESAT-3SA Oct 2019 Oct 2024 APAN, LISS-V
RESOURCESAT-3A Dec 2019 Dec 2024 ALISS III, ATCOR
OCEANSAT-3A Feb 2020 Feb 2025 OCM (Oceansat-3), Scatterometer (Oceansat-3), SSTM-1 (Oceansat-3)
NISAR Dec 2021 Sep 2025 L-band SAR (NISAR), S-band SAR (NISAR)
Planned Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
CARTOSAT-3 2018 2023 MX (Cartosat-3), PAN (Cartosat-3)
Considered Missions
None.
Completed Missions
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
INSAT-1B 10 Jul 1982 10 Jul 1989 -
INSAT-1C 10 Jul 1984 10 Jul 1989 -
INSAT-1D 10 Jul 1986 10 Jul 1989 -
IRS-1A 17 Mar 1988 01 Jan 1994 LISS-I, LISS-II
IRS-1B 29 Aug 1991 31 Aug 2002 LISS-I, LISS-II
INSAT-2A 10 Jul 1992 10 Jul 1999 VHRR
INSAT-2B 27 Mar 1993 27 Mar 2000 VHRR
IRS-P2 15 Oct 1994 31 Dec 1997 LISS-II
INSAT-2C 12 Jul 1995 01 Jan 2002 -
IRS-1C 28 Dec 1995 21 Sep 2007 LISS-III (IRS), PAN (IRS-1C/1D), WiFS
IRS-P3 21 Mar 1996 31 Dec 2003 MOS, WiFS, X-ray astronomy payload
INSAT-2D 04 Jun 1997 01 Jan 2003 -
IRS-1D 29 Sep 1997 02 Jan 2010 LISS-III (IRS), PAN (IRS-1C/1D), WiFS
INSAT-2E 03 Apr 1999 04 May 2011 CCD camera, VHRR
IRS-P4 26 May 1999 31 Dec 2006 MSMR, OCM (Oceansat-2), WiFS
OCEANSAT-1 26 May 1999 31 Dec 2010 MSMR, OCM (Oceansat-2)
TES 22 Oct 2001 31 May 2012 TES PAN
RESOURCESAT-1 17 Oct 2003 07 Dec 2013 AWiFS, LISS-III (Resourcesat), LISS-IV
IMS-1 28 Apr 2008 31 Jul 2013 HySI (IMS-1), MxT
YOUTHSAT 20 Apr 2011 19 Apr 2013 LiV HYSI, RaBIT
Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
AWiFSRESOURCESAT-2, RESOURCESAT-2A, AWiFSSAT, RESOURCESAT-1
CCD cameraINSAT-3A, INSAT-2E
DRT-S&RKALPANA-1, INSAT-3A
Imager (INSAT)INSAT-3D, INSAT-3DR, INSAT-3DS
LISS-III (Resourcesat)RESOURCESAT-2, RESOURCESAT-2A, RESOURCESAT-1
LISS-IVRESOURCESAT-2, RESOURCESAT-2A, RESOURCESAT-1
MADRASMEGHA-TROPIQUES
OCM (Oceansat-2)OCEANSAT-2, IRS-P4, OCEANSAT-1
PAN (Cartosat-1)CARTOSAT-1
PAN (Cartosat-2)CARTOSAT-2
PAN (Cartosat-2A/2B)CARTOSAT-2B, CARTOSAT-2A
PAN (Cartosat-2E)CARTOSAT-2E, CARTOSAT-2C
ROSAOCEANSAT-2
ROSAMEGHA-TROPIQUES
SAR (RISAT)RISAT-1, RISAT-1A
SAR-XRISAT-2, RISAT-2F
Scatterometer (Scatsat-1)SCATSAT-1
Sounder (INSAT)INSAT-3D, INSAT-3DR, INSAT-3DS
VHRRKALPANA-1, INSAT-3A, INSAT-2A, INSAT-2B, INSAT-2E
Prototype Instruments None.
Instruments Being Developed
InstrumentMission(s)
ALISS IIIRESOURCESAT-3, RESOURCESAT-3A
APANRESOURCESAT-3S, RESOURCESAT-3SA
HRMXCARTOSAT-2E, CARTOSAT-2C
LISS-VRESOURCESAT-3S, RESOURCESAT-3SA
PAN (Cartosat-3)CARTOSAT-3
Scatterometer (Oceansat-3)OCEANSAT-3, OCEANSAT-3A
SSTM-1 (Oceansat-3)OCEANSAT-3, OCEANSAT-3A
Approved Instruments None.
Proposed Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
ATCORRESOURCESAT-3, RESOURCESAT-3A
HRMX-TIRGISAT
HRMX-VNIRGISAT
HYSI-SWIRGISAT
HYSI-VNIRGISAT
L-band SAR (NISAR)NISAR
MX (Cartosat-3)CARTOSAT-3, CARTOSAT-1A, CARTOSAT-1B
OCM (Oceansat-3)OCEANSAT-3, OCEANSAT-3A
S-band SAR (NISAR)NISAR
TBD Instruments None.
No Longer Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
HySI (IMS-1)IMS-1
LISS-IIRS-1A, IRS-1B
LISS-IIIRS-1A, IRS-P2, IRS-1B
LISS-III (IRS)IRS-1C, IRS-1D
LiV HYSIYOUTHSAT
MOSPRIRODA, IRS-P3
MSMRIRS-P4, OCEANSAT-1
MxTIMS-1
PAN (IRS-1C/1D)IRS-1C, IRS-1D
RaBITYOUTHSAT
Scatterometer (Oceansat-2)OCEANSAT-2, Scatsat-1
TES PANTES
WiFSIRS-1C, IRS-P3, IRS-P4, IRS-1D
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