THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - TIROS-8 -
Full Name Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 23 Dec 1963
Mission Links EOL Date 01 Jul 1967
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 716 (TLE)
International Designator 1963-054A
Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Continued research and development of the meteorological satellite information system; flight test the Automatic Picture Transmission (APT) camera system and ground stations.
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
APT - Automatic Picture Transimission
VCS-WA - Vidicon Camera System - Wide Angle
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