THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
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
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
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