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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ZY-3-01 -
Full Name Zi Yuan 3 Number 1 Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies CRESDA Launch Date 09 Jan 2012
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Jun 2017
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97.7 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.5 deg
Orbit Altitude 505 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 59 days
Objectives and Applications Earth resources, land surface,stereo mapping
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance MUX (ZY-3-01)
Landscape topography CCD (ZY-1-02C and ZY-3)
Vegetation MUX (ZY-3-01)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MUX (ZY-3-01)
Mission Instruments
CCD (ZY-1-02C and ZY-3) - CCD and multispectral imager
MUX (ZY-3-01) - Multispectral CCD Camera
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