Launch Date:15.10.1994


IRS-P2 was the first satellite successfully orbited onboard by the second developmental flight of PSLV. IRS-P2 carried two solid state push broom cameras, Linear Imaging Self Scanner LISS-II A and LISS II B with spatial resolutions of 36.25 metres and a swath of about 74 km each.

Mission Remote Sensing
Orbit 904 km Polar Sun-Synchronous
Orbit Inclination 98.68o
Lift-off Mass 804 kg
Orbit Period -
Local Time of Equator crossing 10:30 A.M.
Repetitivity 24 days

Two Solid State Push Broom Cameras viz., LISS-2A and LISS-2B operating in 4 bands (B1: 0.45-0.52 µm; B2: 0.52-0.59 µm; B3: 0.62-0.68 µm; B4: 0.77-0.86 µm)

LISS-2A and LISS 2B: 36.25 m resolution, 74 km swath (145 Combined), 7 bit radiometry

Attitude and Orbit Control 3-axis body stabilized with 4 reaction wheels and magnetic torquers
Power Solar Array generating 620 W backed by 2 Ni-Cd batteries of 21 AH capacities each
Launch date October 15, 1994
Launch site SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India
Launch vehicle PSLV - D2
Mission life One Year
Orbital life Completed on 1997