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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - SJ-9A -
Full Name Shijian 9A Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies CRESDA, CAST Launch Date 14 Oct 2012
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2016
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97.5 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.982 deg
Orbit Altitude 645 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 69 days
Objectives and Applications Earth resources, environmental monitoring, land surface.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandMulti-purpose imagery (land) MUX (SJ-9A), PAN (SJ-9A)
Mission Instruments
MUX (SJ-9A) - Multispectral CCD Camera
PAN (SJ-9A) - Panchromatic and multispectral imager
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