THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ESSA-8 -
Full Name Environmental Science and Services Administration - 8 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 15 Dec 1968
Mission Links EOL Date 12 Mar 1976
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 3615 (TLE)
International Designator 1968-114A
Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications The ESSA-8 satellite replaced ESSA-6 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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