THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - TIROS-1 -
Full Name Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 01 Apr 1960
Mission Links EOL Date 15 Jun 1960
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications To test the feasibility of obtaining and using TV cloudcover pictures from satellites
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
VCS-NA - Vidicon Camera System - Narrow Angle
VCS-WA - Vidicon Camera System - Wide Angle
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