On 29th September, 1996, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) proved its launch vehicle capability by launching the Indian Remote Sensing Satellite, IRS-1D, using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, ... PSLV-C1, from Sriharikota. This added one more member to the existing IRS constellation. It carries payloads similar to its predecessor, IRS-1C. Like IRS-1C, IRS-1D has LISS III, PAN, WiFS sensors onboard.
[Summary provided by the Indian Remote Sensing Agency.]