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Full Name Cartography Satellite - 1
aka IRS-P5
Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ISRO Launch Date 05 May 2005
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 01 Jan 2019
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 28649 (TLE)
International Designator 2005-017A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.87 deg
Orbit Altitude 618 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 5 days
Objectives and Applications High precision large-scale cartographic mapping of 1:10000 scale and thematic applications (with merged XS data) at 1:4000 scales.
Mission Measurements
LandAlbedo and reflectance PAN (Cartosat-1)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) PAN (Cartosat-1)
Mission Instruments
PAN (Cartosat-1) - Panchromatic Camera
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