Definition : Cartography + Satellite
Category : Academic & Science » Astronomy & Space Science
Country/Region : India India
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What does Cartosat mean?

Cartosat is a stereoscopic Earth observation satellite in a sun-synchronous orbit. The satellite was built, launched, and maintained by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The name Carosat is a combination of Cartography and Satellite. Cartography is the study and practice of making maps.