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IRS-P2, an Indian Remote Sensing spacecraft, was launched by a four-stage PSLV-D2 rocket from the Sriharikota launch center in southeastern India. The 870 kg spacecraft is in a sun-synchronous orbit, is stabilized triaxially, and carries a linear imaging self-scanner camera. The images will be marketed through a private company in the US.

Alternate Names

  • 23323
  • Indian Remote Sensing Satellite P2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1994-10-15
Launch Vehicle: PSLV
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
Mass: 870 kg

Funding Agency

  • Indian Space Research Organization (India)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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