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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - BILSAT -
Full Name BILSAT Research Satellite Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies TUBITAK Launch Date 27 Sep 2003
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 15 Aug 2006
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 27943 (TLE)
International Designator 2003-042E
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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