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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - CBERS-2B -
Full Name China Brazil Earth Resources Satellite - 2B
aka ZY01-2B
Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies CRESDA, INPE Launch Date 19 Sep 2007
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 16 Apr 2010
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.5 deg
Orbit Altitude 778 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 26 days
Objectives and Applications Earth resources, environmental monitoring, land surface (joint with INPE).
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance CCD, WFI
Vegetation CCD, WFI
Multi-purpose imagery (land) CCD, HRC, WFI
Mission Instruments
CCD - High Resolution CCD Camera
DCS - Data Collecting System Transponder
HRC - High Resolution Camera
WFI - Wide Field Imager
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