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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - FY-1D -
Full Name FY-1D Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NSMC-CMA, NRSCC Launch Date 15 May 2002
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date 01 Jun 2012
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 102.3 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.8 deg
Orbit Altitude 863 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 9:00 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, environmental monitoring.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols MVISR (10 channels)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature MVISR (10 channels)
Radiation budget MVISR (10 channels)
LandAlbedo and reflectance MVISR (10 channels)
Vegetation MVISR (10 channels)
Surface temperature (land) MVISR (10 channels)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MVISR (10 channels)
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) MVISR (10 channels)
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) MVISR (10 channels)
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth MVISR (10 channels)
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness MVISR (10 channels)
Mission Instruments
MVISR (10 channels) - Multispectral Visible and Infra-red Scan Radiometer (10 channels)
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