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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - CBERS-4 -
Full Name China Brazil Earth Resources Satellite - 4
aka ZY-01-4
Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies CRESDA, INPE Launch Date 06 Dec 2014
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2017
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.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
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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