Cartosat-3B

Cartosat-3B

PSLV-XL TBD - 2024

Cartosat-3B is an advanced Indian Earth observation satellite built and developed by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which replaces the Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS) series. It has a panchromatic resolution of 0.25 meter making it one of the imaging satellite with highest resolution in the world at the time of launch and MX of 1 metre with a high quality resolution which is a major improvement from the previous payloads in the Cartosat series.


Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameCartosat-3B
Launch SiteSatish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR
Launch VehiclePSLV-XL
AgencyISRO
Launch DateTBD - 2024
Cartosat-3 are a proposed series of remote sensing satellites from ISRO, which are intended to replace the IRS series. Cartosat-3 is an advanced version of Cartosat-2 series with improved spatial and spectral characteristics. It will have a panchromatic resolution of 0.25 metres and Mx of 1 metre which is a major improvement from the previous payloads in the Cartosat series. Potential uses include weather mapping, cartography, and strategic applications.

Launch Vehicle - PSLV-XL

Gross Weight320t
Overall Height44.4 m
Diameter2.8m
Features04 stage vehicle, multiple satellite launch capability and multiple orbit capability
Number Of Stages4
Lift Off Mass320 tonnes (XL)
Variants4 (PSLV,CA,DL,QL,XL)
Payload To SSPO1750 Kg
Payload To Sub GTO1425 Kg
MotorS12
FuelHTPB
Max Thrust719 kN