CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Sentinel CHIME-A -
Full Name Copernicus Hyperspectral Imaging Mission for the Environment
aka CHIME-A
Status Approved
Mission Agencies ESA, COM Launch Date Dec 2029
Mission Links mission site | EOL Date Jun 2037
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97.5 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.9 deg
Orbit Altitude 632 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:45 (at DN) Repeat Cycle 25 days
Objectives and Applications CHIME will provide routine hyperspectral measurements in support of EU-and related policies for the management of natural resources & assets
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereRadiation budget HSI
LandMulti-purpose imagery (land) HSI
OceanMulti-purpose imagery (ocean) HSI
Mission Instruments
HSI - HyperSpectral Instrument
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