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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - HJ-1B -
Full Name Huan Jing-1B Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies CRESDA, CAST Launch Date 06 Sep 2008
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2017
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.9 deg
Orbit Altitude 649 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 31 days
Objectives and Applications Disaster and environment monitoring and forecasting. Small satellite constellation.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereRadiation budget IR (HJ-1B)
LandAlbedo and reflectance CCD (HJ), IR (HJ-1B)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) CCD (HJ), IR (HJ-1B)
Mission Instruments
CCD (HJ) - CCD camera
IR (HJ-1B) - Infrared Camera
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