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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - KALPANA-1 -
Full Name Meteorological Satellite Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ISRO Launch Date 12 Sep 2002
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 01 Feb 2018
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude -83 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorological applications.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Winds VHRR
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature VHRR
Liquid water and precipitation rate VHRR
Radiation budget VHRR
LandSurface temperature (land) VHRR
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) VHRR
Mission Instruments
DRT-S&R - DRT-S&R
VHRR - Very High Resolution Radiometer
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