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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ESSA-2 -
Full Name Environmental Science and Services Administration - 2 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 28 Feb 1966
Mission Links EOL Date 16 Oct 1970
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 2091 (TLE)
International Designator 1966-016A
Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Objectives for the ESSA-2 was to complement ESSA-1 and provide direct-readout cloud-cover photography to ground stations worldwide using APT.
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
APT - Automatic Picture Transimission
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