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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - CARBONITE-1 -
Full Name CARBONITE-1
aka CBNT-1
Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies UKSA Launch Date 10 Jul 2015
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2018
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97.7 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 97.9 deg
Orbit Altitude 646 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Optical video imaging in a technology demonstration mission. Designed to demonstrate rapid-build techniques and to test COTS components and new avionics in orbit.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandMulti-purpose imagery (land) CARBONITE-1 Imager
Mission Instruments
CARBONITE-1 Imager - CARBONITE-1 Imager
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