THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - FY-2B -
Full Name FY-2B Geostationary Meteorological Satellite Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NRSCC Launch Date 25 Jun 2000
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date 30 Jun 2003
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude -105 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology and environmental monitoring Data collection and redistribution.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Winds VISSR (FY-2)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature VISSR (FY-2)
Mission Instruments
VISSR (FY-2) - Multispectral Visible and Infra-red Scan Radiometer (3 channels)
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