THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - UK-DMC -
Full Name UK Disaster Monitoring Constellation Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies UKSA Launch Date 27 Sep 2003
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 04 Oct 2011
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98.4 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.2 deg
Orbit Altitude 686 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 9:00 Repeat Cycle 5 days
Objectives and Applications Wide area, medium resolution optical imaging for mapping, crop monitoring, environmental resource and disaster management.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereRadiation budget SLIM-6
LandAlbedo and reflectance SLIM-6
Vegetation SLIM-6
Multi-purpose imagery (land) SLIM-6
Mission Instruments
SLIM-6 - Surrey Linear Imager - 6 channel
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