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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - IRS-1B -
Full Name Indian Remote Sensing Satellite - 1B Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ISRO Launch Date 29 Aug 1991
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 31 Aug 2002
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 99 deg
Orbit Altitude 904 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 26 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-II
Landscape topography LISS-II
Vegetation LISS-II
Multi-purpose imagery (land) LISS-II
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth LISS-II
Mission Instruments
LISS-I - Linear imaging Self Scanner - I
LISS-II - Linear Imaging Self Scanner - II
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