THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - VENUS -
Full Name Vegetation and Environment monitoring on a New Micro-Satellite Status Approved
Mission Agencies CNES, ISA Launch Date Oct 2017
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2020
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.27 deg
Orbit Altitude 720 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle 2 days
Objectives and Applications Vegetation, agriculture monitoring, water management.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance VSC
Vegetation VSC
Multi-purpose imagery (land) VSC
Mission Instruments
VSC - Venus Superspectral Camera
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