Satellite is in orbit and operational
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.
No observations recorded for CARTOSAT-2B