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LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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The CARTOSAT-1 (IRS-P5) is envisaged as a mission to meet the stereo data requirements of the user community. The objectives of the mission are :
-To design, develop, launch and operate an advanced ... space based mission with enhanced spatial resolution (2.5m) with along track stereo viewing capability for large scale mapping applications (up to 1:5000 scale)
-To further stimulate newer areas of cartographic applications, urban management, disaster assessment, relief planning and management, environmental impact assessment and GIS applications.
CARTOSAT-1 is a global mission. The nominal life of the mission is planned to be five years. The satellite was launched by the indigenously built Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle on May 05, 2005.
[Summary provided by the Indian Remote Sensing Agency.]
Sriharikota Island, India