THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name China Brazil Earth Resources Satellite - 3
aka ZY-01-3
Status N/A
Mission Agencies CRESDA, INPE Launch Date 10 Dec 2013
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 10 Dec 2013
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 100.3 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.5 deg
Orbit Altitude 778 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 26 days
Objectives and Applications Earth resources, environmental monitoring, land surface. Launch failure.
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereCloud type, amount and cloud top temperature PAN (CBERS)
LandAlbedo and reflectance IRS, MUX, PAN (CBERS), WFI-2 (CBERS)
Vegetation MUX, PAN (CBERS), WFI-2 (CBERS)
Surface temperature (land) IRS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) IRS, MUX, PAN (CBERS), WFI-2 (CBERS)
Mission Instruments
DCS - Data Collecting System Transponder
IRS - Infrared scanner
MUX - Multispectral CCD Camera
PAN (CBERS) - Panchromatic and Multispectral Imager
WFI-2 (CBERS) - Wide Field Imager-2 (CBERS)
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