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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Sentinel-1 C -
Full Name Sentinel-1 C Status Approved
Mission Agencies ESA, COM Launch Date Dec 2022
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Nov 2032
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98.74 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.19 deg
Orbit Altitude 693 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 18:00 Repeat Cycle 12 days
Objectives and Applications Providing continuity of C-band SAR data for operational applications notably in the following areas: monitoring of sea ice zones and the arctic environment, surveillance of marine environment, monitoring of land surface motion risks and mapping in support of humanitarian aid in crisis situations.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandLandscape topography C-Band SAR
Soil moisture C-Band SAR
Vegetation C-Band SAR
Multi-purpose imagery (land) C-Band SAR
OceanOcean topography/currents C-Band SAR
Ocean surface winds C-Band SAR
Ocean wave height and spectrum C-Band SAR
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) C-Band SAR
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth C-Band SAR
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness C-Band SAR
Mission Instruments
C-Band SAR - C-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
OpenSearch Datasets No IDN OpenSearch datasets found.

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total of 1 result)
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Ice contributions to sea level rise

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