THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - CARTOSAT-3 -
Full Name Cartography Satellite - 3 Status Planned
Mission Agencies ISRO Launch Date 2018
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 2023
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.9 deg
Orbit Altitude 450 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Suitable for cadastral and infrastructure mapping and analysis.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance PAN (Cartosat-3)
Vegetation MX (Cartosat-3)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MX (Cartosat-3), PAN (Cartosat-3)
Mission Instruments
MX (Cartosat-3) - Multispectral VNIR
PAN (Cartosat-3) - Panchromatic sensor
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