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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - NigeriaSat-1 -
Full Name NigeriaSat-1 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASRDA Launch Date 27 Sep 2003
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 31 Dec 2010
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98 deg
Orbit Altitude 686 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:15 Repeat Cycle 3 days
Objectives and Applications Small satellite mission with technical and scientific objectives (environmental) monitoring.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance NigeriaSat Medium Resolution
Multi-purpose imagery (land) NigeriaSat Medium Resolution
Mission Instruments
NigeriaSat Medium Resolution - NigeriaSat Remote Sensing (medium resolution)
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