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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - IRS-1D -
Full Name Indian Remote Sensing Satellite - 1D Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ISRO Launch Date 29 Sep 1997
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 02 Jan 2010
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.6 deg
Orbit Altitude 817 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 24 days
Objectives and Applications Land surface, agriculture and forestry regional geology, land use studies, water resources, vegetation studies, coastal studies and soils.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance LISS-III (IRS), PAN (IRS-1C/1D), WiFS
Landscape topography LISS-III (IRS), PAN (IRS-1C/1D), WiFS
Vegetation LISS-III (IRS), WiFS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) LISS-III (IRS), PAN (IRS-1C/1D), WiFS
Snow & IceIce sheet topography PAN (IRS-1C/1D)
Snow cover, edge and depth LISS-III (IRS), WiFS
Mission Instruments
LISS-III (IRS) - Linear Imaging Self Scanner - III (IRS)
PAN (IRS-1C/1D) - Panchromatic sensor
WiFS - Wide Field Sensor
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