THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ESSA-7 -
Full Name Environmental Science and Services Administration - 7 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 16 Aug 1968
Mission Links EOL Date 10 Mar 1970
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications The ESSA-7 satellite replaced ESSA-5 and provided cloud cover photography to the US's National Meteorological Center for the purpose of preparing operational weather analyses and forecasts.
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
AVCS - Advanced Vidicon Camera System
FPR - Flat Plate Radiometer
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