BackForward Satellite: IRS-1A 

Satellite details
Acronym IRS-1A
Full name Indian Remote Sensing satellite - 1A
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the IRS programme.
  • Main mission: land observation.
Mass at launch 975 kg Dry mass 895 kg
Power 600 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from ISRO.
  • Possible real-time access at appointed stations.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 904 km
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Space agency ISRO
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 17 Mar 1988 EOL 01 Jul 1992
Last update: 2015-07-28
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on IRS-1A

Acronym Full name
LISS-1 Linear Imaging Self-Scanning Sensor - 1
LISS-2 Linear Imaging Self-Scanning Sensor - 2
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