IRS-1A

IRS / OceanSat / ResourceSat / CartoSat
series


This page contains philatelic information on the IRS (Indian Remote Sensing) / OceanSat / ResourceSat / CartoSat series satellites. Catalog numbers, years of issue, and notes on the satellites featured are given when available. If readers know of additional information or images, please contact the authors using the e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page.

Some of the IRS satellites have other names: OceanSat, ResourceSat, and CartoSat.

Launch information
(found elsewhere)
Launch covers
(including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers)
(farther below)
Other postal items
(stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.)
(immediately below)
IRS / OceanSat / ResourceSat / CartoSat
(India)
IRS / OceanSat / ResourceSat / CartoSat
(India)
IRS / OceanSat / ResourceSat / CartoSat
(India)


Below is a list of IRS / OceanSat / ResourceSat / CartoSat series postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
IRS / OceanSat / ResourceSat / CartoSat (India)
IndiaNone(Pictorial) cancel and cachet on cover1988IRS-1A and remote-sensing image
India1352 (Mi1295)1991"IRS-1A"
India1352 fdcStamp and cancel and cachet on FDC
India1352 folderFolder
India1847 (Mi1782)2000"OceanSat-1" (IRS-P4)
India1847-1849 fdc (Mi1782-1785 fdc)One of four stamps and (pictorial) cancel on FDC
St. Thomas and Prince Islands1977 (BL679)In (upper-left) margin of SS12009"ResourceSat-1" (IRS-P6)


Below is a list of IRS / OceanSat / ResourceSat / CartoSat series launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
IRS / OceanSat / ResourceSat / CartoSat (India)
2005-05-05: IRS-P5 (and OSCAR-52)
No launch cover images available yet
2007-01-10: CartoSat-2 (and OSCAR-63 and others)
No launch cover images available yet
2008-04-28: CartoSat-2A (and OSCAR-64/65/66 and others)
No launch cover images available yet
2017-02-15: CartoSat-2D (and OSCAR-88 and others)
No launch cover images available yet
2019-11-26: CartoSat-3 (and others)
United States2019-11-26Washington DC(Red Eagle) cachet on coverCartoSat-3 launch


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