THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Sich-2 -
Full Name Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NSAU Launch Date 17 Aug 2011
Mission Links EOL Date 12 Dec 2012
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98 deg
Orbit Altitude 668 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:50 Repeat Cycle 5 days
Objectives and Applications Land observation.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance MIRS, MSS (Sich)
Vegetation MIRS, MSS (Sich)
Surface temperature (land) MIRS, MSS (Sich)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MIRS, MSS (Sich)
OceanMulti-purpose imagery (ocean) MSS (Sich)
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth MSS (Sich)
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness MSS (Sich)
Mission Instruments
MIRS - Middle IR Scanner
MSS (Sich) - Multispectral Scanner
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