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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - HJ-1C -
Full Name Huan Jing-1C Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies CRESDA, CAST Launch Date 19 Nov 2012
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2016
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.3 deg
Orbit Altitude 499 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 6:00 Repeat Cycle 31 days
Objectives and Applications Disaster and environment monitoring and forecasting. Small satellite constellation.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance S-Band SAR
Landscape topography S-Band SAR
Multi-purpose imagery (land) S-Band SAR
OceanOcean topography/currents S-Band SAR
Mission Instruments
S-Band SAR - S-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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