CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Cluster -
Full Name Four Spacecraft Constellation in Concert with SOHO Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies ESA Launch Date 06 Apr 1996
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Sep 2024
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Highly elliptical Orbit Period 3420 minutes
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 90 deg
Orbit Altitude 19000 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 2023-05-03T11:02:04.294+0100 Repeat Cycle 0 days
Objectives and Applications to study the physical processes involved in the interaction between the solar wind and the magnetosphere by visiting key regions like the polar cusps and the magnetotail (mapping in three dimensions the plasma structures contained in these regions).
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