Indian Remote Sensing
The Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS ) are a series of Indian earth observation satellites in Low Earth Orbit (LEO ). Built by the Indian Space Research Organisation are typically started with the Indian launch vehicle PSLV from spaceport Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota. They are an essential part of the Indian space program and be used for weather forecasting, but especially for scientific and agriculturally oriented Earth observation. Since 1999, the satellites also have proper names that reflect the purpose and start with so-called secondary payloads or piggyback payloads, 1999, for example DLR TUBSAT and KITSAT - third
With the IRS India takes on contract work International Charter for Space and Major Disasters part.