THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Diademe 1&2 -
Full Name Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies CNES Launch Date 15 Feb 1967
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2050
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 108 minutes
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination 40 deg
Orbit Altitude 1200 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Geodetic measurements using satellite laser ranging.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements RRA
Mission Instruments
RRA - Retroreflector Array
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