Cartosat-2 Series Satellite
Cartosat-2 Series Satellite is the primary satellite carried by PSLV-C40. This remote sensing satellite is similar in configuration to earlier satellites in the series and is intended to augment data services to the users.
The imagery sent by satellite will be useful for cartographic applications, urban and rural applications, coastal land use and regulation, utility management like road network monitoring, water distribution, creation of land use maps, change detection to bring out geographical and manmade features and various other Land Information System (LIS) as well as Geographical Information System (GIS) applications.
PSLV-C40/Cartosat-2 Series Satellite Mission was launched on Jan 12, 2018 at 09:29 Hrs (IST) from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota.