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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - NIMBUS-6 -
Full Name Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 12 Jun 1975
Mission Links EOL Date 29 Mar 1983
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 7924 (TLE)
International Designator 1975-052A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 107.4 minutes
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination 99.9 deg
Orbit Altitude 1101 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
LRIR - Limb Radiance Inversion Radiometer instrument
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 9 )
HIRS/Nimbus-6 Level 1 Calibrated Radiances for the Global Atmospheric Research Program (GARP) V001 ( ...
LRIR/Nimbus-6 Level 2 Inverted Profiles of Temperature and Ozone V001 (LRIRN6L2IPAT) at GES DISC
Nimbus Temperature-Humidity Infrared Radiometer 11.5 µm Grayscale Swath Data L1, TIFF V001
Nimbus Temperature-Humidity Infrared Radiometer 6.7 µm Grayscale Swath Data L1, TIFF V001
PMR/Nimbus-6 Level 1 Radiance Data from CD-ROM V001 (PMRN6L1RAD_CDROM) at GES DISC
SCAMS/Nimbus-6 Level 2 Water Vapor and Temperature, as well as Antenna and Brightness Temperature V0 ...
THIR/Nimbus-6 Images of Daytime and Nighttime Brightness Temperature on 70 mm Film V001 (THIRN6IM) a ...
THIR/Nimbus-6 Level 1 Meteorological Radiation Data at 11.5 microns V001 (THIRN6L1CH115) at GES DISC
THIR/Nimbus-6 Level 1 Meteorological Radiation Data at 6.7 microns V001 (THIRN6L1CH67) at GES DISC

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 9 results)
HIRS/Nimbus-6 Level 1 Calibrated Radiances for the Global Atmospheric Research Program (GARP) V001 ( ...
LRIR/Nimbus-6 Level 2 Inverted Profiles of Temperature and Ozone V001 (LRIRN6L2IPAT) at GES DISC
Nimbus Temperature-Humidity Infrared Radiometer 11.5 µm Grayscale Swath Data L1, TIFF V001
Nimbus Temperature-Humidity Infrared Radiometer 6.7 µm Grayscale Swath Data L1, TIFF V001
PMR/Nimbus-6 Level 1 Radiance Data from CD-ROM V001 (PMRN6L1RAD_CDROM) at GES DISC
SCAMS/Nimbus-6 Level 2 Water Vapor and Temperature, as well as Antenna and Brightness Temperature V0 ...
THIR/Nimbus-6 Images of Daytime and Nighttime Brightness Temperature on 70 mm Film V001 (THIRN6IM) a ...
THIR/Nimbus-6 Level 1 Meteorological Radiation Data at 11.5 microns V001 (THIRN6L1CH115) at GES DISC
THIR/Nimbus-6 Level 1 Meteorological Radiation Data at 6.7 microns V001 (THIRN6L1CH67) at GES DISC

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