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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ISS/JEM -
Full Name International Space Station/Japanese Experiment Mo
aka Kibo
Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies JAXA Launch Date 10 Sep 2009
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 19 Jan 2011
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 93 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 51.6 deg
Orbit Altitude 407 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Scientific experiments on orbit.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereOzone SMILES
Trace gases (excluding ozone) SMILES
LandSurface temperature (land) CIRC (ISS/JEM)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) CIRC (ISS/JEM)
Mission Instruments
CIRC (ISS/JEM) - Compact InfraRed Camera (ISS/JEM)
SMILES - Superconducting Submillimeter-Wave Limb-Emission Sounder
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