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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - TIROS-4 -
Full Name Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 08 Feb 1962
Mission Links EOL Date 30 Jun 1962
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 226 (TLE)
International Designator 1962-002A
Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Continued research into and development of the meteorological satellite information system. This mission was designed to maintain an operational TIROS in orbit for an extended period of time and to obtain improved data for operational use in weather forecasting during the northern hemisphere hurricane season.
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
FPR - Flat Plate Radiometer
MRIR - Medium Resolution Infrared Radiometer
VCS-MA - Vidicon Camera System - Medium Angle
VCS-WA - Vidicon Camera System - Wide Angle
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 1 )
TIROS-4 Medium-Resolution Scanning Radiometer Level 1 Final Meteorological Radiation Data V001 (TIRO ...

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total of 1 result)
TIROS-4 Medium-Resolution Scanning Radiometer Level 1 Final Meteorological Radiation Data V001 (TIRO ...

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