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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Kanopus-V-IR -
Full Name Environmental Satellite Kanopus-V-IR Status Approved
Mission Agencies ROSKOSMOS, ROSHYDROMET Launch Date Dec 2017
Mission Links mission site | mission site | mission site EOL Date Dec 2022
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 94.7 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 97.4 deg
Orbit Altitude 510 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle 5 days
Objectives and Applications Disaster monitoring, forest fire detection, land surface, environmental monitoring.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereCloud type, amount and cloud top temperature MSU-IK-SR
LandAlbedo and reflectance MSS, PSS
Vegetation MSU-IK-SR, PSS
Surface temperature (land) MSU-IK-SR
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MSS, MSU-IK-SR, PSS
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth MSS, MSU-IK-SR, PSS
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness MSU-IK-SR, PSS
Mission Instruments
MSS - Multispectral imaging system
MSU-IK-SR - Multi-channel medium and far IR range radiometer
PSS - Panchromatic imaging system
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