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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - CBERS-4A -
Full Name China Brazil Earth Resources Satellite - 4
aka ZY-01-4A
Status Planned
Mission Agencies CRESDA, INPE Launch Date 2019
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 2024
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97.3 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.9 deg
Orbit Altitude 629 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 31 days
Objectives and Applications Earth resources, environmental monitoring, land surface.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance IRS, MUX (CBERS-4A), WFI (CBERS-4A), WPM
Landscape topography WPM
Vegetation MUX (CBERS-4A), WFI (CBERS-4A)
Surface temperature (land) IRS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) IRS, MUX (CBERS-4A), WFI (CBERS-4A), WPM
Mission Instruments
DCS - Data Collecting System Transponder
IRS - Infrared scanner
MUX (CBERS-4A) - Multispectral CCD Camera
WFI (CBERS-4A) - Wide Field Imager
WPM - Wide Swath Panchromatic and Multispectral Camera
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