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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - CSG-2 -
Full Name COSMO-SkyMed di Seconda Generazione - 2 Status Approved
Mission Agencies ASI, MoD (Italy) Launch Date Mar 2019
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Mar 2026
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97.1 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 97.8 deg
Orbit Altitude 620 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 6:00 Repeat Cycle 16 days
Objectives and Applications Environmental monitoring, surveillance and risk management applications, environmental resources management, maritime management, earth topographic mapping, law enforcement, informative / science applications.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Winds CSG SAR
LandLandscape topography CSG SAR
Soil moisture CSG SAR
Vegetation CSG SAR
Multi-purpose imagery (land) CSG SAR
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth CSG SAR
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness CSG SAR
Mission Instruments
CSG SAR - COSMO-SkyMed di Seconda Generazione SAR
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