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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ESSA-9 -
Full Name Environmental Science and Services Administration - 9 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 26 Feb 1969
Mission Links EOL Date 12 Nov 1972
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 3764 (TLE)
International Designator 1969-016A
Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications The ESSA-9 satellite replaced ESSA-7 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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