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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - OCEANSAT-3A -
Full Name Ocean Satellite-3A Status Approved
Mission Agencies ISRO Launch Date Feb 2020
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Feb 2025
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 99.31 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.28 deg
Orbit Altitude 720 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 12:00 Repeat Cycle 2 days
Objectives and Applications Ocean and atmosphere applications.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols OCM (Oceansat-3)
OceanOcean colour/biology OCM (Oceansat-3), SSTM-1 (Oceansat-3)
Ocean surface winds Scatterometer (Oceansat-3)
Surface temperature (ocean) SSTM-1 (Oceansat-3)
Mission Instruments
OCM (Oceansat-3) - Ocean Colour Monitor (Oceansat-3)
Scatterometer (Oceansat-3) - Scatterometer (Oceansat-3)
SSTM-1 (Oceansat-3) - Sea Surface Temperature Monitor-1
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