THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - TIROS-7 -
Full Name Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 19 Jun 1963
Mission Links EOL Date 03 Jun 1968
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Continue research and development of the meteorological satellite information system; obtain improved data for use in weather forecasting, especially during hurricane season.
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
FPR - Flat Plate Radiometer
MRIR - Medium Resolution Infrared Radiometer
VCS-WA - Vidicon Camera System - Wide Angle
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