Cartosat-3A

Cartosat-3A

PSLV TBD - 2024 08:00PM

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Cartosat-3A is the 3rd generation of high-resolution imaging satellites developed by ISRO. An ISRO PSLV rocket will launch the Cartosat-3A mission. The launch date is currently targeted for 2024 (UTC).

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameCartosat-3A
Launch SiteFLP, Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR
Launch VehiclePSLV
AgencyISRO
Launch DateTBD - 2024

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has developed Cartosat-3, an upgraded Earth observation satellite that will replace the Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS) series. With a high quality resolution of 1 meter and a panchromatic resolution of 0.25 meters, it is one of the imaging satellites with the best resolution in the world at the time of launch. This is a significant improvement over the previous payloads in the Cartosat series.Weather mapping, defense or cartography, and strategic applications are among the possible uses.

Launch Vehicle - PSLV

Height44 m (144 ft)
Diameter2.8 m (9 ft 2 in)
Stages4
Payload To LEO3200 Kg (7100 lb)
Payload To SSO1600 Kg (3500 lb)
Payload To Sub GTO1425 Kg
Payload To GTO1150 Kg (2540 lb)
No Of Boosters6
PropellantHTPB
Lift Off Mass320 tonnes
Variants2
Payload To SSPO1750 Kg