THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - BelKA -
Full Name Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ROSKOSMOS Launch Date 01 Jan 2006
Mission Links EOL Date 01 Jan 2006
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 97.4 deg
Orbit Altitude 505 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Regular imaging of terrestrial sites in visible and near IR ranges with high spatial resolution. Failed on launch.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance MSS, PSS
Vegetation PSS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MSS, PSS
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth MSS, PSS
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness PSS
Mission Instruments
MSS - Multispectral imaging system
PSS - Panchromatic imaging system
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