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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - SARAL -
Full Name Satellite with ARgos and ALtiKa Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies CNES, ISRO Launch Date 25 Feb 2013
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 39086 (TLE)
International Designator 2013-009A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 100.59 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.55 deg
Orbit Altitude 799 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 18:00 Repeat Cycle 35 days
Objectives and Applications This will provide precise, repetitive global measurements of sea surface height, significant wave heights and wind speed.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields AltiKa
OceanOcean topography/currents AltiKa
Ocean surface winds AltiKa
Ocean wave height and spectrum AltiKa
Mission Instruments
A-DCS3 - A-DCS3
AltiKa - Ka-band Altimeter
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 104 )
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Daily Mean 0.5 Degree (Version 4 ...
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Daily Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 ...
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Monthly Mean 0.5 Degree (Version ...
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Monthly Mean llc90 Grid (Version ...
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Bolus Transport Streamfunction - Daily Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Bolus Transport Streamfunction - Monthly Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Daily Mean 0.5 Degree (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Daily Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Monthly Mean 0.5 Degree (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Monthly Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)

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