THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - SSR-2 -
Full Name Remote Sensing Satellite 2 Status N/A
Mission Agencies INPE Launch Date 01 Dec 2012
Mission Links EOL Date 01 Dec 2015
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 103 minutes
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination 0 deg
Orbit Altitude 905 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle 16 days
Objectives and Applications Earth resources, environmental monitoring, land surface.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance AWFI, L-band SAR
Landscape topography L-band SAR
Vegetation AWFI, L-band SAR
Multi-purpose imagery (land) AWFI, L-band SAR
OceanOcean topography/currents L-band SAR
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) L-band SAR
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth L-band SAR
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness L-band SAR
Mission Instruments
AWFI - Advanced Wide Field Imager
L-band SAR - L-band SAR
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