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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - RISAT-2 -
Full Name Radar Imaging Satellite Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies ISRO Launch Date 20 Apr 2009
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Apr 2017
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97.6 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 96 deg
Orbit Altitude 609 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 6:00 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications For research and disaster management applications purpose.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Winds SAR-X
LandSoil moisture SAR-X
Vegetation SAR-X
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth SAR-X
Mission Instruments
SAR-X - Synthetic Aperature Radiometer (RISAT-2)
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