CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - COMPASS-1 -
Full Name Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies FH Aachen Launch Date 28 Apr 2008
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 01 Mar 2012
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97.4 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.94 deg
Orbit Altitude 635 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications A remote sensing demonstration satellite for a team of students of an astronautical engineering course to gain experience on all aspects of spacecraft system engineering and operations and apply their learnings. Also involved faculty members
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