Resourcesat-2 is a follow on mission to Resourcesat-1 and the eighteenth Remote Sensing satellite built by ISRO. The new satellite provides the same services as the original RESOURCESAT-1, but we also designed to "provide data with enhanced multispectral and spatial coverage". Compared to Resourcesat-1, LISS-4 multispectral swath has been enhanced from 23 km to 70 km based on user needs. Suitable changes including miniaturization in payload electronics have been incorporated in Resourcesat-2. Resourcesat-2 along with Youthsat and X-Sat (Singapore) was launched on PSLV-C16 on 20 April 2011.
Payloads are separated by bullets ( · ), launches by pipes ( | ). Manned flights are indicated in bold text. Uncatalogued launch failures are listed in italics. Payloads deployed from other spacecraft are denoted in (brackets).