THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - RIS -
Full Name Retroreflector in Space Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies JAXA Maturity
Instrument Type Precision orbit Geometry
Instrument Technology Laser retroreflector Sampling Sounding
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Retro-reflector In Space. Laser beam absorption experiment-ground station points laser at platform and measures returned signal.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Instrument Missions
ADEOS - Advanced Earth Observing Satellite (1996 - 1997)
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