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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - NIMBUS-2 -
Full Name Nimbus 2 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 15 May 1966
Mission Links EOL Date 17 Jan 1969
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Testing of advanced meteorological sensor systems and for collecting meteorological data.
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
APT - Automatic Picture Transmission
AVCS - Advanced Vidicon Camera System
HRIR - High Resolution Infrared Radiometer
MRIR - Medium Resolution Infrared Radiometer
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