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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - LAGEOS-1 -
Full Name Laser Geodynamics Satellite - 1 Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies NASA, ASI Launch Date 04 May 1976
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date May 2052
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 8820 (TLE)
International Designator 1976-039A
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 226 minutes
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination 110 deg
Orbit Altitude 5900 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Geodesy, crustal motion and gravity field measurements by laser ranging.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements LRA (LAGEOS)
Mission Instruments
LRA (LAGEOS) - Laser Retroreflector Array
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 16 )
CDDIS_SLR_data
CDDIS_SLR_predictions
CDDIS_SLR_products_poseop
Ground-Based Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Observation Data (full-rate, daily, 24 hour files) from N ...
Ground-Based Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Observation Data (full-rate, monthly files) from NASA CDD ...
Ground-Based Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Observation Data (normal points, daily, 24 hour files) fr ...
Ground-Based Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Observation Data (normal points, hourly files) from NASA ...
Ground-Based Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Observation Data (normal points, monthly files) from NASA ...
Ground-Based Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Observation Data Summary (normal points, monthly files) f ...
Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) AC Orbit Product (daily files, generated weekly) from NASA CDDIS

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 16 results)
CDDIS_SLR_data
CDDIS_SLR_predictions
CDDIS_SLR_products_poseop
Ground-Based Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Observation Data (full-rate, daily, 24 hour files) from N ...
Ground-Based Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Observation Data (full-rate, monthly files) from NASA CDD ...
Ground-Based Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Observation Data (normal points, daily, 24 hour files) fr ...
Ground-Based Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Observation Data (normal points, hourly files) from NASA ...
Ground-Based Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Observation Data (normal points, monthly files) from NASA ...
Ground-Based Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Observation Data Summary (normal points, monthly files) f ...
Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) AC Orbit Product (daily files, generated weekly) from NASA CDDIS

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