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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - FY-1B -
Full Name FY-1B Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies CAST, NSMC-CMA Launch Date 01 Jan 1990
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date 01 Jan 1991
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 901 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols MVISR (5 channels)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature MVISR (5 channels)
Radiation budget MVISR (5 channels)
LandVegetation MVISR (5 channels)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MVISR (5 channels)
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) MVISR (5 channels)
Snow & IceSea ice cover, edge and thickness MVISR (5 channels)
Mission Instruments
MVISR (5 channels) - Multispectral Visible and Infra-red Scan Radiometer (5 channels)
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