THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - NIMBUS-3 -
Full Name Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 14 Apr 1969
Mission Links EOL Date 22 Jan 1972
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 107.3 minutes
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination 101.1 deg
Orbit Altitude 1232 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
IRIS - Infrared Interferometer Spectrometer instrument
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