THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - TES -
Full Name Technology Experimental Satellite on Cartography Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ISRO Launch Date 22 Oct 2001
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 31 May 2012
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 96 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.8 deg
Orbit Altitude 572 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications For demonstrating many satellite technologies for future Cartosat satellites.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandLandscape topography TES PAN
Mission Instruments
TES PAN - Panchromatic Camera
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