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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ZY-1-02C -
Full Name Zi Yuan 1 Number 2 Optical Mission of China Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies CRESDA Launch Date 22 Dec 2011
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2016
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 100.3 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.5 deg
Orbit Altitude 778 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 26 days
Objectives and Applications Earth resources, environmental monitoring, land surface.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandLandscape topography CCD (ZY-1-02C and ZY-3)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) PAN (ZY-1-02C)
Mission Instruments
CCD (ZY-1-02C and ZY-3) - CCD and multispectral imager
PAN (ZY-1-02C) - Panchromatic and multispectral imager
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