THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ALMAZ-1B -
Full Name Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ROSKOSMOS Launch Date 01 Jan 1997
Mission Links EOL Date 01 Jan 2000
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 400 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance MSU-SK
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MSU-SK
Mission Instruments
Balkan-2 lidar - Balkan-2 lidar
MSU-E2 - Multispectral high resolution electronic scanner
MSU-SK - Multispectral medium resolution conical scanner
SAR-10 - Synthetic Aperture Radar
SAR-3 - Synthetic Aperture Radar
SAR-70 - Synthetic Aperture Radar
SILVA - SILVA
SLR-3 - Side looking Radar
SROSMO - Spectroradiometer for ocean monitoring
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