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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - BILSAT -
Full Name BILSAT Research Satellite Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies TUBITAK Launch Date 01 Sep 2003
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 01 Aug 2006
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98.45 minutes
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 98.15 deg
Orbit Altitude 686 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 4 days
Objectives and Applications Cartography, land cover/land use, city planning, disaster mitigation/monitoring, environmental monitoring.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance BILSAT VNIR Multispectral, BILSAT VNIR Panchromatic, COBAN
Multi-purpose imagery (land) BILSAT VNIR Multispectral, BILSAT VNIR Panchromatic, COBAN
Mission Instruments
BILSAT VNIR Multispectral - BILSAT VNIR Multispectral camera
BILSAT VNIR Panchromatic - BILSAT VNIR Panchromatic camera
COBAN - COBAN 8 Band multispectral camera
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