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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - UK-DMC2 -
Full Name UK Disaster Monitoring Constellation 2
aka DMC 2
Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies UKSA Launch Date 29 Jul 2009
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Dec 2019
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97.9 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 97.8 deg
Orbit Altitude 665 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:00:00 Repeat Cycle 5 days
Objectives and Applications Wide area, medium resolution optical imaging for mapping, crop monitoring, environmental resource and disaster management.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance SLIM-6-22
Vegetation SLIM-6-22
Multi-purpose imagery (land) SLIM-6-22
Mission Instruments
SLIM-6-22 - Surrey Linear Imager - 6 channel - 22m resolution
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