THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - HY-2B -
Full Name Ocean dynamics satellite B Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies NSOAS, CAST Launch Date 25 Oct 2018
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2020
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 43655 (TLE)
International Designator 2018-081A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 99.3 deg
Orbit Altitude 963 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 6:00 Repeat Cycle 14 days
Objectives and Applications Detecting ocean surface temperature, wind field, wave and topography.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields RAD
OceanOcean topography/currents ALT
Ocean surface winds RAD, SCAT
Surface temperature (ocean) RAD
Ocean wave height and spectrum ALT
Snow & IceSea ice cover, edge and thickness RAD
Mission Instruments
ALT - Radar Altimeter
RAD - Microwave radiometer
SCAT - Scatterometer
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