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IRS-1A, the first of the series of indigenous state-of-art remote sensing satellites, was
successfully launched into a polar sun-synchronous orbit on March 17, 1988 from the
Soviet Cosmodrome at Baikonur. IRS-1A carries two cameras, LISS-I and LISS-II with
resolutions of 73 metres and 36.25 metres respectively with a swath width of about 140
km during each pass over the country.
Mission completed during July 1996 after serving for 8 years and 4 months.
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SSPO (Sun Synchronous Polar Orbit)