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-2, OCEANSAT-3, OCEANSAT-3A
RESOURCESATRESOURCESAT-1, RESOURCESAT-2, RESOURCESAT-2A, RESOURCESAT-3, RESOURCESAT-3A, RESOURCESAT-3S, RESOURCESAT-3SA
RISATRISAT-1, RISAT-1A, RISAT-1B, RISAT-2
Current Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
CARTOSAT-2A 28 Apr 2008 Dec 2022 PAN (Cartosat-2A/2B)
RISAT-2 20 Apr 2009 Dec 2022 SAR-X
OCEANSAT-2 24 Sep 2009 Dec 2023 OCM (Oceansat-2), ROSA, Scatterometer (Oceansat-2)
CARTOSAT-2B 12 Jul 2010 Dec 2022 PAN (Cartosat-2A/2B)
RESOURCESAT-2 20 Apr 2011 Jun 2023 AWiFS, LISS-III (Resourcesat), LISS-IV
SARAL 25 Feb 2013 Dec 2023 A-DCS3, AltiKa
INSAT-3D 26 Jul 2013 Dec 2022 Imager (INSAT 3D), Sounder (INSAT)
CARTOSAT-2C 22 Jun 2016 Dec 2022 HRMX, PAN (Cartosat-2E)
INSAT-3DR 08 Sep 2016 Dec 2025 Imager (INSAT 3D), Sounder (INSAT)
RESOURCESAT-2A 07 Dec 2016 Dec 2023 AWiFS, LISS-III (Resourcesat), LISS-IV
CARTOSAT-2E 23 Jun 2017 Dec 2023 HRMX, PAN (Cartosat-2E)
NovaSAR-1 16 Sep 2018 Dec 2026 AIS, S-band SAR
CARTOSAT-3 27 Nov 2019 Nov 2024 MX (Cartosat-3), PAN (Cartosat-3)
RISAT-1A 14 Feb 2022 Feb 2027 SAR (RISAT)
Approved Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
OCEANSAT-3 Nov 2022 Nov 2027 A-DCS4, OCM (Oceansat-3), Scatterometer (Oceansat-3), SSTM-1 (Oceansat-3)
NISAR Sep 2023 Sep 2026 L-band SAR (NISAR), S-band SAR (NISAR)
OCEANSAT-3A Nov 2025 Nov 2030 OCM (Oceansat-3), SSTM-1 (Oceansat-3)
RESOURCESAT-3 Nov 2025 Nov 2030 ALISS III, ATCOR
RESOURCESAT-3S Jun 2026 Jun 2031 APAN, LISS-V
Planned Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
INSAT-3DS 2023 2030 Imager (INSAT 3D), Sounder (INSAT)
RISAT-1B 2023 2028 SAR (RISAT)
RESOURCESAT-3A 2026 2031 ALISS III, ATCOR
RESOURCESAT-3SA 2027 2032 APAN, LISS-V
Considered Missions
None.
Completed Missions
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
INSAT-1A 10 Apr 1982 06 Sep 1983 -
INSAT-1B 30 Aug 1983 15 Jul 1993 -
IRS-1A 17 Mar 1988 01 Jan 1994 LISS-I, LISS-II
INSAT-1C 22 Jul 1988 22 Nov 1989 -
INSAT-1D 12 Jun 1990 14 May 2002 -
IRS-1B 29 Aug 1991 31 Aug 2002 LISS-I, LISS-II
INSAT-2A 10 Jul 1992 10 Jul 1999 VHRR
INSAT-2B 23 Jul 1993 01 Jul 2004 VHRR
IRS-P2 15 Oct 1994 31 Dec 1997 LISS-II
INSAT-2C 07 Dec 1995 15 Apr 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 2010 MSMR, OCM (Oceansat-2), WiFS
TES 22 Oct 2001 31 May 2012 TES PAN
KALPANA-1 12 Sep 2002 01 Feb 2018 DRT-S&R, VHRR
INSAT-3A 10 Apr 2003 08 Nov 2016 CCD camera, DRT-S&R, VHRR
RESOURCESAT-1 17 Oct 2003 07 Dec 2013 AWiFS, LISS-III (Resourcesat), LISS-IV
CARTOSAT-1 05 May 2005 01 Jan 2019 PAN (Cartosat-1)
CARTOSAT-2 10 Jan 2007 10 Jan 2020 PAN (Cartosat-2)
IMS-1 28 Apr 2008 31 Jul 2013 HySI (IMS-1), MxT
YOUTHSAT 20 Apr 2011 19 Apr 2013 LiV HYSI, RaBIT
MEGHA-TROPIQUES 12 Oct 2011 15 Dec 2021 MADRAS, ROSA, SAPHIR, ScaRaB
RISAT-1 26 Apr 2012 26 Apr 2018 SAR (RISAT)
SCATSAT-1 26 Sep 2016 28 Feb 2021 Scatterometer (Scatsat-1)
GISAT 30 Aug 2021 30 Aug 2021 HRMX-TIR, HRMX-VNIR, HYSI-SWIR, HYSI-VNIR
Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
A-DCS4NOAA-19, OCEANSAT-3, METOP-SG B1, CDARS, METOP-SG B2, METOP-SG B3, NPOESS-2, NPOESS-1, NPOESS-3, NPOESS-4, NPOESS-5, NPOESS-6, Free Flyer-2, GOES-14, GOES-15, EWS-G1
AWiFSRESOURCESAT-2A, AWiFSSAT, RESOURCESAT-1, RESOURCESAT-2
HRMXCARTOSAT-2E, CARTOSAT-2C
Imager (INSAT 3D)INSAT-3DR, INSAT-3DS, INSAT-3DS, INSAT-3D
LISS-III (Resourcesat)RESOURCESAT-2A, RESOURCESAT-1, RESOURCESAT-2
LISS-IVRESOURCESAT-2A, RESOURCESAT-1, RESOURCESAT-2
MX (Cartosat-3)CARTOSAT-3, CARTOSAT-1A, CARTOSAT-1B
OCM (Oceansat-2)IRS-P4, OCEANSAT-2
PAN (Cartosat-2A/2B)CARTOSAT-2B, CARTOSAT-2A
PAN (Cartosat-2E)CARTOSAT-2E, CARTOSAT-2C
PAN (Cartosat-3)CARTOSAT-3
ROSAOCEANSAT-2
SAR (RISAT)RISAT-1A, RISAT-1B, RISAT-1
SAR-XRISAT-2F, RISAT-2
Sounder (INSAT)INSAT-3DR, INSAT-3DS, INSAT-3DS, INSAT-3D
Prototype Instruments None.
Instruments Being Developed
InstrumentMission(s)
ALISS IIIRESOURCESAT-3, RESOURCESAT-3A
APANRESOURCESAT-3S, RESOURCESAT-3SA
LISS-VRESOURCESAT-3S, RESOURCESAT-3SA
Scatterometer (Oceansat-3)OCEANSAT-3
SSTM-1 (Oceansat-3)OCEANSAT-3, OCEANSAT-3A
Approved Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
L-band SAR (NISAR)NISAR
S-band SAR (NISAR)NISAR
Proposed Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
ATCORRESOURCESAT-3, RESOURCESAT-3A
OCM (Oceansat-3)OCEANSAT-3, OCEANSAT-3A
TBD Instruments None.
No Longer Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
CCD cameraINSAT-2E, INSAT-3A
DRT-S&RKALPANA-1, INSAT-3A
HRMX-TIRGISAT
HRMX-VNIRGISAT
HySI (IMS-1)IMS-1
HYSI-SWIRGISAT
HYSI-VNIRGISAT
LISS-IIRS-1A, IRS-1B
LISS-IIIRS-1A, IRS-P2, IRS-1B
LISS-III (IRS)IRS-1C, IRS-1D
LiV HYSIYOUTHSAT
MADRASMEGHA-TROPIQUES
MOSPRIRODA, IRS-P3
MSMRIRS-P4
MxTIMS-1
PAN (Cartosat-1)CARTOSAT-1
PAN (Cartosat-2)CARTOSAT-2
PAN (IRS-1C/1D)IRS-1C, IRS-1D
RaBITYOUTHSAT
ROSAMEGHA-TROPIQUES
Scatterometer (Oceansat-2)Scatsat-1, OCEANSAT-2
Scatterometer (Scatsat-1)SCATSAT-1
TES PANTES
VHRRINSAT-2A, INSAT-2B, INSAT-2E, KALPANA-1, INSAT-3A
WiFSIRS-1C, IRS-P3, IRS-P4, IRS-1D
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