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 MBEI, MIRS
Vegetation MBEI, MIRS
Surface temperature (land) MBEI, MIRS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MBEI, MIRS
OceanMulti-purpose imagery (ocean) MBEI
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth MBEI
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness MBEI
Mission Instruments
MBEI - Multi-Band Earth Imager
MIRS - Middle IR Scanner
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