THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - LCCRA -
Full Name Laser Corner Cube Reflector Assembly Status Operational
Instrument Agencies ASI Maturity
Instrument Type Precision orbit Geometry TBD
Instrument Technology Laser retroreflector Sampling Other
Data Access Open Access Data Format -
Measurements and Applications Accuracy measurements on Lense-Thirring effect and baseline tracking data for General Relativity study and precision geodesy. Also for calibration of radar altimeter bias.
Resolution Summary N/A
Swath Summary N/A
Accuracy Summary 2 cm overhead ranging
Waveband Summary VIS: 400 - 750 nm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Gravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurementsGravity field 
Gravity gradients 
Crustal plates positioning 
Crustal Motion 
Instrument Missions
LARES - LAser RElativity Satellite (2012 - 2052)
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