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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - CBERS-3 -
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 NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
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
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereCloud type, amount and cloud top temperature PAN (CBERS-4)
LandAlbedo and reflectance IRS, MUX (CBERS-4), PAN (CBERS-4), WFI (CBERS-4)
Vegetation MUX (CBERS-4), PAN (CBERS-4), WFI (CBERS-4)
Surface temperature (land) IRS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) IRS, MUX (CBERS-4), PAN (CBERS-4), WFI (CBERS-4)
Mission Instruments
DCS - Data Collecting System Transponder
IRS - Infrared scanner
MUX (CBERS-4) - Multispectral CCD Camera
PAN (CBERS-4) - Panchromatic and Multispectral Imager
WFI (CBERS-4) - Wide Field Imager (CBERS)
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 1 )
China-Brazil Earth Resource Satellite (CBERS) 1, 2 and 2B Data Catalog

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total of 1 result)
China-Brazil Earth Resource Satellite (CBERS) 1, 2 and 2B Data Catalog

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