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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - NigeriaSat-2 -
Full Name Nigeria Earth Observation Satellite 2 Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies NASRDA Launch Date 17 Aug 2011
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Aug 2018
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98 deg
Orbit Altitude 700 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle 4 days
Objectives and Applications Small satellite mission with technical and scientific objectives (environmental) monitoring.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance NigeriaSat 2 Remote Sensing (Med and High Res)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) NigeriaSat 2 Remote Sensing (Med and High Res)
Mission Instruments
NigeriaSat 2 Remote Sensing (Med and High Res) - NigeriaSat 2 Remote Sensing (Med and High Res)
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