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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - AISSat-2 -
Full Name Automatic Identification System Satellite-2 Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies NSC Launch Date 08 Jul 2014
Mission Links EOL Date Jan 2018
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.33 deg
Orbit Altitude 635 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications 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.
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
AIS - AIS Receiver
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