THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Sich-1 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NSAU Launch Date 31 Aug 1995
Mission Links EOL Date 14 Dec 2001
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 23657 (TLE)
International Designator 1995-046A
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98 minutes
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination 82.5 deg
Orbit Altitude 650 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Physical oceanography, hydrometeorology.
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields RM-08
Cloud particle properties and profile RM-08
Liquid water and precipitation rate RM-08
Radiation budget MSU-M
LandAlbedo and reflectance MSU-M
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MSU-M
OceanOcean topography/currents RLSBO
Ocean surface winds RLSBO, RM-08
Ocean wave height and spectrum RLSBO
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) MSU-M, RLSBO
Snow & IceIce sheet topography RLSBO
Snow cover, edge and depth RM-08
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness MSU-M, RLSBO, RM-08
Mission Instruments
KONDOR-2 - Data collection and transmission system
MSU-M - Multi-Spectral Low Resolution Scanning System
MSU-S - Multi-Spectral Medium Resolution Scanning System
RLSBO - Side looking microwave radar
RM-08 - Scanning Microwave Radiometer
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