THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - NORSAT-2 -
Full Name NORSAT-2 Status Approved
Mission Agencies NSC Launch Date Jan 2017
Mission Links EOL Date Jan 2020
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.3 deg
Orbit Altitude 600 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST TBD Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications The satellite will carry multiple antennas for reception of AIS signals. It will also contain equipment for testing VDES (VHF data exchange system).
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
AIS - AIS Receiver
VDES Test Mission - VHF Data Exchange System Test Mission
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