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IRS P6

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2003-046A

Description

IRS P6, also known as Resourcesat 1, is an Indian remote sensing and photo-imaging spacecraft that was launched by a PSLV-C5 rocket from Sriharikota in southeast India at 04:54 UT on 17 October 2003. The 1,360 kg satellite carries carries high resolution imaging instruments to monitor agricultural, land, and water resources.

Alternate Names

  • 28051
  • Resourcesat 1
  • IRSP6

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2003-10-17
Launch Vehicle: PSLV
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (India)

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

 
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