THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - HY-2C -
Full Name Ocean dynamics satellite C Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies NSOAS, CAST Launch Date 21 Sep 2020
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 46469 (TLE)
International Designator 2020-066A
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination 66 deg
Orbit Altitude 957 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
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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