CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ORS-6 -
Full Name Operationally Responsive Space-6 Status Cancelled
Mission Agencies ORSO Launch Date 31 Jul 2018
Mission Links EOL Date 31 Jul 2020
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Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
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Objectives and Applications ORS-6 was a planned technology demonstration and future mission enabler for ocean vector wind measurements. The planned objectives of the ORS-6 technical demonstration of COWVR (Compact Ocean Wind Vector Radiometer) were risk reduction for the SMC/RS (Space and Missiles Center Remote Sensing) WSF (Weather System follow-on) program, a technical demonstration of MSV (Modular Space Vehicle), and a demonstration of the ORS Rapid Responsive Space works capability. The missionw as cancelld due to unspecified technical issues with the spacecraft’s bus.
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