|Picture of Cartosat Satellite|
CartoSat 2 (Image Credit ISRO)
|Operator||National Remote Sensing Center|
|SATCAT no.||Lua error in Module:Wd at line 162: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value).|
|Website||Cartosat 2 Series Satellite|
|Mission duration||Planned: 5 years |
Elapsed: 1 year, 10 months, 29 days
|Spacecraft type||Earth Observation|
|Launch mass||710 Kg|
|Reference system||Circular polar Sun Synchronous|
Cartosat-2F the eight satellite in the Cartosat-2 series is an Earth observation satellite launched on PSLV-C40 mission by the Indian Space Research Organisation. It was launched at 05:00z from Sriharikota Range on January 11, 2018, the third of the series to be launched within a year. The launch also marked the 100th satellite successfully put into orbit by the ISRO.
Like other satellites in the series, Cartosat-2F was built on a IRS-2 bus. It uses reaction wheels, magnetorquers, and hydrazine-fueled reaction control thrusters for stability. It has a design service life of five years. Cartosat-2F has two main remote sensing instruments, a panchromatic camera called PAN and a four channel visible/near infrared radiometer called HRMX.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Satellite: CartoSat-2F". World Meteorological Organization.
- "Cartosat 2F". nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov. NASA. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
- "ISRO launches 100th satellite Cartosat-2 Series | Tehelka". tehelka.com. Tehelka. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
- K R, Rahul (18 January 2018). "Cartosat-2F first image stunningly sharper than Google Map". International Business Times, Singapore Edition. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
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