Jan 12, 2018

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.

प्रमोचन भार / Launch Mass: 
710 Kg
प्रमोचक राकेट / Launch Vehicle: 
PSLV-C40/Cartosat-2 Series Satellite Mission
उपग्रह का प्रकार / Type of Satellite: 
Earth Observation
निर्माता / Manufacturer: 
ISRO
अनुप्रयोग / Application: 
Earth Observation
कक्षा का प्रकार / Orbit Type: 
SSPO