Full Name Resource Satellite-2 Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies ISRO Launch Date 20 Apr 2011
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 37387 (TLE)
International Designator 2011-015A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 102 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.72 deg
Orbit Altitude 817 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 26 days
Objectives and Applications Natural resources management, agricultural applications, forestry, etc.
Mission Measurements
LandAlbedo and reflectance AWiFS, LISS-III (Resourcesat), LISS-IV
Landscape topography AWiFS, LISS-III (Resourcesat), LISS-IV
Vegetation AWiFS, LISS-III (Resourcesat), LISS-IV
Multi-purpose imagery (land) AWiFS, LISS-III (Resourcesat), LISS-IV
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth AWiFS, LISS-III (Resourcesat), LISS-IV
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness AWiFS
Mission Instruments
AWiFS - Advanced Wide Field Sensor
LISS-III (Resourcesat) - Linear Imaging Self Scanner - III (Resourcesat)
LISS-IV - Linear Imaging Self Scanner - IV
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