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Oceansat-2 SpaceCraft

Oceansat-2 is envisaged to provide continuity of operational services of Oceansat-1(IRS-P4) with enhanced application potential.


Launch date: Sept 23, 2009
Launch site: SHAR, Sriharikota
Launch vehicle; PSLV - C14
Orbit: Polar Sun Synchronous
Altitude: 720 km
Inclination: 98.28°
Period: 99.31 minutes
Repetitivity: 2 days
Payloads: OCM, SCAT and ROSA
Local time of Eq. crossing: 12 noon ± 10 minutes
Mass at lift off: 960 Kg
Power: 15 Sq.m Solar panels generating 1360W, Two 24 Ah Ni-Cd Battries
Mission Life: 5 years