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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - AISSat-1 -
Full Name Automatic Identification System Satellite-1 Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies NSC Launch Date 12 Jul 2010
Mission Links EOL Date Dec 2019
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97.4 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.71 deg
Orbit Altitude 614 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 9:30 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Demonstrate and extend access to AIS (Automatic Identification System) signals beyond the land-based AIS system operated by the Norwegian Coastal Administration today. Observe ship traffic in the High North.
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Mission Instruments
SDR - Software Defined Radio
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