Indian Remote Sensing Satellite [IRS] System-Information
Commisioned With the launch of IRS -1A in March 1988.
IRS system under national Natural Resources Management System [NNRMS] coordinated at national level by the planning committee of NNRMS [PC-NNRMS].
At present has four satellites, IRS -1B launched in august 1991, IRS-1C launched in December 1995 and IRS-1D launched on September 29, 1997.
IRS-P3 and IRS-1D launched by India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle [PSLV].
OCEANSAT-1 with an Ocean Colour Monitor [OCM] and a Multi-frequency Scanning Microwave Radiometer [MSMR] launched by PSLV-C2.
RESOURCESAT-1 for agricultural applications launched by PSLV-C5.
CARTOSAT-1 with a very High Resolution Panchromatic camera for cartographic applications launched by PSLV-C6.
Data from IRS satellite received and processed by the National Remote Sensing Agency, Hyderabad.
SI a US company also receives and markets IRS data worldwide under a commercial contract with antrix Corporation of the Department of Space.