THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Marine Observation Satellite
aka Momo-2
Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASDA, JAXA Launch Date 07 Feb 1990
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 17 Apr 1996
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 103 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 99 deg
Orbit Altitude 909 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 17 days
Objectives and Applications natural resource utilization and for environmental protection.
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields MSR
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature MESSR, VTIR
LandMulti-purpose imagery (land) MESSR
OceanMulti-purpose imagery (ocean) MESSR, MSR, VTIR
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth MSR
Mission Instruments
DCS (JAXA) - Data Collection System (JAXA)
MESSR - Multispectral Electronic Self-Scanning Radiometer
MSR - Microwave Scanning Radiometer
VTIR - Visible and Thermal Infrared Radiometer
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