THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - THEOS -
Full Name Thailand Earth Observation System
aka THAICHOTE
Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies GISTDA Launch Date 01 Oct 2008
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Dec 2016
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.7 deg
Orbit Altitude 822 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:00 Repeat Cycle 26 days
Objectives and Applications Earth resources, land surface and disaster monitoring, civil planning.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance MS (GISTDA), PAN (GISTDA)
Landscape topography PAN (GISTDA)
Vegetation MS (GISTDA)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MS (GISTDA), PAN (GISTDA)
Mission Instruments
MS (GISTDA) - Multi spectral imager
PAN (GISTDA) - Panchromatic imager
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