THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Satellite Pour l'Observation de la Terre - 3 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies CNES Launch Date 25 Sep 1993
Mission Links EOL Date 14 Nov 1996
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 22823 (TLE)
International Designator 1993-061A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.7 deg
Orbit Altitude 832 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 26 days
Objectives and Applications Cartography, land surface, agriculture and forestry, civil planning and mapping, digital terrain models, environmental monitoring.
Mission Measurements
LandAlbedo and reflectance HRV
Landscape topography HRV
Vegetation HRV
Surface temperature (land) HRV
Multi-purpose imagery (land) HRV
Snow & IceSea ice cover, edge and thickness HRV
Mission Instruments
DORIS (SPOT) - Doppler Orbitography and Radio-positioning Integrated by Satellite (on SPOT)
HRV - High Resolution Visible
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 44 )
Antarctic Ice Velocity Data
BOREAS Level-3S SPOT Imagery: Scaled At-Sensor Radiance in LGSOWG Format
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Algeria 3 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS)
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Algeria 5 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS)
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Dome C, Antarctica - Instrumented Site
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Dunhuang, China - Instrumented Site
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Frenchman Flat, USA - Instrumented Site

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