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Full Name ISS: JEM-EF-HICO Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies JAXA Launch Date 10 Sep 2009
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 20 Mar 2015
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International Designator
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 92.9 minutes
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 51.6 deg
Orbit Altitude 400 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications HICO is an INP (Innovative Naval Prototype) instrument sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Washington, D. C. In 2005, ONR and the Naval Research laboratory (NRL) began a program to design, build, and operate the first spaceborne hyperspectral imagers optimized for the coastal ocean. This transition to space platforms is based on more than a decade of airborne hyperspectral imaging experience at NRL and other laboratories, which provides the basis for imager performance requirements and algorithms for atmospheric removal and littoral product retrievals.
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