The Indian Remote Sensing Satellite CartoSat-1 (also known as IRS-P5) was successfully launched into polar orbit on 5 May 2005. The payload was lifted by the PSLV-C6 and for the first time the new Second Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre was used.
The satellite has two panchromatic cameras that were especially designed for in flight stereo viewing.
17 March 2017
The IRS-1C/1D and ResourceSat-1 archive, ResourceSat-2 and CartoSat-1 archive and new acquisitions data are now available to the scientific user community.
Mission Facts and Figures