THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - NOAA-1 -
Full Name National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 1 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NOAA Launch Date 11 Dec 1970
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 19 Aug 1971
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 4793 (TLE)
International Designator 1970-106A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101.9 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.9 deg
Orbit Altitude 850 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle 0.5 days
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, agriculture and forestry, environmental monitoring, climatology, physical oceanography, Volcanic eruption monitoring, ice and snow cover, total ozone studies, space environment, solar flux analysis.
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
APT - Automatic Picture Transimission
AVCS - Advanced Vidicon Camera System
FPR - Flat Plate Radiometer
SPM - Solar Proton Monitor
SR - Scanning Radiometer
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 13 )
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Algeria 3 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS)
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Algeria 5 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS)
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Dome C, Antarctica - Instrumented Site
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Dunhuang, China - Instrumented Site
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Frenchman Flat, USA - Instrumented Site
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Ivanpah Playa, USA - Instrumented Site
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - La Crau, France - Instrumented Site
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Libya 1 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS)
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Mauritania 1 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS)
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Mauritania 2 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS)

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