THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - SAC-A -
Full Name Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies CONAE Launch Date 01 Dec 1998
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 01 Aug 1999
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination 51.6 deg
Orbit Altitude 389 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Technological mission.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements GPSDR
OceanOcean topography/currents GPSDR
Mission Instruments
GPSDR - GPS Demonstration Receiver
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