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Full Name International Space Station/Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 10 Sep 2009
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 13 Sep 2014
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 90 minutes
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 51 deg
Orbit Altitude 425 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean was an imaging spectrometer based on the PHILLS airborne imaging spectrometers. HICO is the first spaceborne imaging spectrometer designed to sample the coastal ocean.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
OceanMulti-purpose imagery (ocean) HICO
Mission Instruments
HICO - Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean
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