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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - CSES -
Full Name China Seismo-Electromagnetic Satellite
aka CSES
Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies CNSA, ASI Launch Date 02 Feb 2018
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2023
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 94.7 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.4 deg
Orbit Altitude 507 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 14:00 Repeat Cycle 5 days
Objectives and Applications Monitoring of electromagnetic field and waves, plasma and particle perturbations of the atmosphere, ionosphere and magnetosphere; and the study of their correlations with the occurrence of seismic events. Study of solar-terrestrial interactions and phenomena of solar physics; study of cosmic ray solar modulation.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements HEPD
Mission Instruments
HEPD - High Energy Particle Detector
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