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Cartosat 2B



Cartosat 2B, an Indian Earth observation satellite, was launched on 12 July 2010 at 03:52 UT from Sriharikota. The 694 kg satellite was launched by a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. The satellite carries a panchromatic, high spatial resolution, stereoscopic vision camera. The satellite's black and white camera has a resolution of 0.8 m and will observe Earth land and ocean surfaces from orbit. The imagery will have applications in resource mapping, urban planning, transportation studies, water monitoring, and crop inventories.

Alternate Names

  • 36795
  • Cartosat2B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2010-07-12
Launch Vehicle: PSLV-CA
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (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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